[HEADSUP] Let's start a Cygwin 1.7 release area

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Apr 4 14:13:00 GMT 2008

On Fri, Apr 04, 2008 at 04:06:56PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Apr  4 09:55, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>> On Fri, 4 Apr 2008, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> > Btw., since setup.exe (or the subsequent script) can and will always create
>> > an /etc/fstab file, doesn't that mean we can get rid of the choices
>> > "all users" and "just me"?  The only difference between these two choices
>> > is in which registry area the mount points go.  So there's no reason to
>> > stick to that choice.
>> Yes, that makes sense.
>> > And while we're at it, I don't see any need to stick to the UNIX/DOS
>> > choice either.  We should always install binary mount points.  If the
>> > user needs text mounts, there's an editor and a fstab file, right?
>> Ah, but which mode will you edit it in? :-)
>Doesn't matter.  The code reading fstab understands LF and CRLF line
>endings :)

Maybe we should warn if fstab has CRLF endings.  Just to be nice.


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