/usr/bin and /usr/lib mount points (WAS: RE: telnet problems with current cygwin version)
Fri Jun 16 01:56:00 GMT 2000
DJ Delorie wrote:
> > But why are they mount points instead of ordinary directories? Normal
> Because we never know whether a program should go in /bin or /usr/bin,
> so the mounts make all programs appear in both places.
Please put this in the installation notes and/or the FAQ. I had been
wondering why the recommendation from Earnie was so strongly voiced. Now
I have ash, bash, sh and cygwin as the only entries in /bin and the
also present in /usr/bin. On balance I agree the mount makes more sense
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