ntsec a mount option?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jul 15 15:29:00 GMT 2008

On Jul 15 09:44, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:47:05AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >What about the mount -m option?  That doesn't seem to make much sense
> >anymore, given that you just can copy the fstab files now.
> I guess we could get rid of that too but it might almost make sense to
> make it dump fstab entries.  Then you'd catch any mounts you've made
> recently that aren't in the fstab.

Sounds like a plan.

> >Hmm, along the same lines, practically all umount options don't make
> >much sense anymore.
> >
> >> (along with text-mode mounts?)
> >
> >Repurpose textmode mounts?  I'm not sure I understand...
> "Repurpose" == "obliterate"

Uh, oh.  You know, *personally* I'm all for it, but I fear the uproar
on the Cygwin list.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

More information about the Cygwin-developers mailing list