text / binary mounts (sorry)

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Mon Jun 5 08:48:00 GMT 2000


On Mon, Jun 05, 2000 at 09:41:38AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
>Since we are discussing the mount command...
>
>Both,
>
>    mount --help
>
>and
>
>    http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/cygwin-ug-net/using-utils.html#MOUNT
>
>indicate that the '--change-cygdrive-prefix' option can be used with
>the '-s' option.  I assume that this would change the drive prefix on
>a system-wide instead of just a user-wide basis.
>
>Unfortunately, when I try
>
>    mount -b -s --change-cygdrive-prefix /mnt
>
>and look in the registry.  I see that
>
>    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\mounts v2
>
>changes and that
>
>    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Cygnus Solutions\Cygwin\mounts v2
>
>remains unchanged.
>
>Is this a documentation or programming bug?

Dunno.  How about checking out the sources and finding out?

cgf
(Who wonders if this thread will ever die)

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