mounts, ls, and filename completion

Earnie Boyd
Tue Aug 11 04:36:00 GMT 1998

---Pete Jordan <> wrote:
>  <> wrote:
> > a) directories that are mounted don't show up using an ls command,
> > b) nor does bash do file name completion on them.
> You need to create a directory with the same name as the mount
> mounting it. For example:
> 	mkdir /foo
> 	mount -b D:/ /foo

Only if your on UNIX and this ain't UNIX.  As a matter of fact, it is
best _NOT_ to create the directory first as it only confuses you the
user _AND_ cygwin32 the emulation filesystem.

Now if you were to do:
      mkdir //d/foo
      mount -b //d/foo /foo
that would be perfectly acceptable and would not confuse you or

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