Ability to specify /cygdrive mount value in setup
Sun Dec 6 14:10:00 GMT 2015
On Dec 6 10:47, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > The right thing to do is to change the base-files package to utilize
> > /proc/cygdrive. It's a vrtual symlink pointing to the actual cygdrive
> > prefix currently in use. If these symlinks under /etc used the
> > /proc/cygdrive symlink, they would work all the time, independenly of
> > the actual cygdrive prefix.
> I've looked into it and I'd like to give that task back to the cygpath
> maintainer. :-)
> > Achim, any chance to tweak base-file accordingly?
> At the moment I'm using $(/usr/bin/cygpath -S -u) to get the system
> directory. Since the /cygdrive prefix could be anything, I'd either
> have to first figure it out via $(dirname $(/usr/bin/cygpath -u C:))
> since the output from mount is a bit unwieldy. Maybe we should just
> force the cygdrive prefix to be /cygdrive for postinstall scripts
No offense, but you didn't understand what I mean, it seems. Don't call
cygpath. Just use /proc/cygdrive directly. It's that simple. While
the cygdrive prefix changes, /proc/cygdrive will *never* change. E.g.
$(dirname $(/usr/bin/cygpath -u C:))
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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