mount's --change-cygdrive-prefix option (was Re: text / binary mounts (sorry))

Earnie Boyd
Tue Jun 6 14:01:00 GMT 2000

--- Jason Tishler <> wrote:
> The tougher issue is the desired semantics when reading the cygdrive
> path prefix from the registry.  That is, what should be the
> functionality of read_cygdrive_info_from_registry ():
> 1. Should it search for the system path prefix and if not found,
> then search for the user path prefix?  Or, should it search for the
> user path prefix and then the system?
> 2. When no path prefixes are found should it default the system path
> prefix?  Or, should it default the user path prefix (as it currently
> does)?
> Any thoughts?

The data supplied by the user in the user path prefix should override anything
set in the system prefix and if the user path prefix doesn't exist the system
path prefix should be used.  If neither system or user prefixes exist already
then the initialization should continue to create the user path prefix.


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