B19 mount & NT

Geoffrey Noer noer@cygnus.com
Tue Apr 7 21:18:00 GMT 1998

Michael Hirmke wrote:
> >I am trying to use the mount command from NT4 using both DOS and a tcsh.
> >From both I can add and remove entries in the mount table, but I cannot
> >access the directories (e.g., "cd /mount" returns mount: No such file or
> >directory).  The mounts I create work fine from the bash.  How do I access
> >them from the tcsh or DOS?
> No way. Only the Cygnus layer itself knows the mounts.

In other words, all programs that use the Cygwin32 dll will see the
mounts.  Anything that doesn't will not.

Thus, the DOS prompt will not (unless you build one from source using
Cygwin32 :-).  Tcsh will if it was compiled using Cygwin32.

Geoffrey Noer
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