Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Jun 30 15:55:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:18:39PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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.

The only other thing I could do is announce that [a-z]: are "special"
and not allow creation of those kind of directories.  Probably not
a good idea.

cgf



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