Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jul 2 17:16:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Jul 02, 2003 at 12:48:01PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> There is, of course, a question of how to create such symlinks...  There
> will have to be some way to pass this information to the symlink()
> function (which only takes 2 parameters), or create a new function.  We'll

iscygdrive(), defined in, should be sufficient.

> also need a command-line utility for this (either a new "ln" flag, or a
> separate program).

Why?  This would work transparently through symlink().

> Well, we could, I guess, but then we should be consistent, e.g., since we
> have /proc/registry, why not have /proc/windir?  Except that I'm not sure
> we can mount anything under the /proc subtree...

Naa, let's not use /proc for the kitchen sink.


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