GetDriveType on gnulib

marco atzeri
Sun Jul 8 20:20:00 GMT 2012

On 3/22/2012 6:36 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 11:15 AM, marco atzeri wrote:
>> Hi Eric Blake,
>> this portion of your gnulib code
>> ----------------------------------------------
>> #ifdef __CYGWIN__
>> #include <windows.h>
>> #define ME_REMOTE me_remote
>> /* All cygwin mount points include `:' or start with `//'; so it
>>     requires a native Windows call to determine remote disks.  */
> Hmm; cygwin has had some improvements since I first wrote this - not the
> least of which is that we redid mounting as part of the transition from
> 1.5.x to 1.7.x; maybe the real solution is to determine if cygwin now
> provides indications of a remote mount point that the code is looking
> for without having to drop to native function calls, and kill the
> <windows.h> include in that case.  It's okay if that still requires the
> use of a cygwin-specific function (that is, use of cygwin_internal would
> be okay) if that's what it takes.  It may be a few days before I have
> time to properly look at fixing this in gnulib, though.

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