More: [1.7] packaging problem? Both /usr/bin/ and /usr/lib/ are non-empty

Dave Korn
Wed May 6 13:39:00 GMT 2009

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May  5 18:41, Earnie Boyd wrote:

>> I would make / permanent; i.e. unchangeable by the user.  Any mounts in 
>> /etc/fstab to / are just discarded.  For MSYS the root / is always the 
>> parent directory of the directory containing the dll and the directory 
>> containing the dll is always /bin.
> Hmm, that's an idea.  We never fixed root before but there is a certain
> dumbness to the idea to change / (and /usr/bin) away from the place
> where the Cygwin DLL resides.
> I'd rather like to hear other opinions before doing that, though.

  Just one question: how will this interact with chroot()?


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