why not use root as root?

Earnie Boyd earnie.boyd@qwest.com
Tue Jan 2 08:31:00 GMT 2001


Tim Prince wrote:

> Maybe I don't understand what you are saying here.  I build and test
> software routinely on a FAT32 partition, using build environments installed
> on either an NTFS or an extfs partition, so I can compare the test results
> conveniently.  Possibly, you mean that the cygwin drive root installation is
> advisable only when installed on the same partition as the OS.

I mean, that when a non-Cygwin program looks for /foo then your working
directory must be on the disk where /foo resides.

Cheers,
Earnie.


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