UNC and POSIX paths

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@freemail.ru
Tue Jun 18 23:01:00 GMT 2013

Greetings, Christopher Faylor!

> And, it nontrivially complicates path handling since we'd have to make
> decisions about whether to honor // or not.

That's an easy decision: "//" should remain as Cygwin/POSIX equivalent of
"\\" AKA UNC path access.
If anyone want to argument against it with broken scripting examples, ...
I would question their sanity.

> If we do consider this, I think we should take a step back and think
> about revamping path handling to allow hooks for things like /dev,
> /proc, /cygdrive rather than having to special case them.

SHTDI, as you said... But it'd be interesting advancement in /etc/fstab

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@freemail.ru) 19.06.2013, <02:29>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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