ntsec a mount option?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Jul 30 09:41:00 GMT 2008

On Jul 15 14:06, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Quoting Corinna Vinschen <XXXXXXXXXXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX>:


>> On Jul 15 09:44, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:47:05AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> >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.
> An uproar of cheers for it probably.  Most confusing bit of OS wizardry.  
> MSYS has been binary mode only since day 1.  With your advancements of 1.7 
> I would like to see MSYS disappear (or become a preconfigured Cygwin) but 
> we'll see what the MinGW community will think of that.  Not too much 
> maintenance activity on it and no one seems to have time to get out another 
> real release.

Unfortunately we can't remove the textmode stuff.  We have customers who
require it.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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