Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 30 15:18:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 10:47:16AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 04:41:46PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 10:29:32AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>Does this reference the a: drive or the a: directory?  I'm assuming
> >>that it should probably be the a: directory in those cases where your
> >>current directory is one that has the proper bit set but this makes me
> >>slightly uncomfortable since it is such a departure from the way cygwin
> >>used to work.
> >>
> >>Any thoughts?
> >
> >The a: directory if the mount flag is set and the directory exists.
> If I just make this conditional on the existence of an a: file or
> directory you'll never be able to create a new a: .

Uh, sure.  Hmm, in that case, do you have any choice?  If the mount
flag is set, access the directory, otherwise the drive.  I don't see
how you could do it different.


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