Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2001/03/30/09:09:12
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From: "Earnie Boyd" <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
To: <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>; "Dan Kaminsky" <dankamin AT cisco DOT com>
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 11:50 PM
Subject: Re: Making RXVT The Standard Terminal
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > On Thu, Mar 29, 2001 at 07:54:36PM -0800, Dan Kaminsky wrote:
> > >I think setup ought to at least *offer* the default mounts, i.e.
> > >symlinks for the following drives". The worst thing we can do is
> > >this great unix migration system and, poof, they can't find their
> > >
> > >/cygdrive/c does work, but it's effectively undocumented. We
> > >/cygdrive as a visible link from /, though...but there needs to be
> > >*something*.
> > /cygdrive is not "effectively undocumented"...
> > Although, I guess it could be undocumented if you never actually
> > the documentation.
> The way that I eliminate the need to use /cygdrive is to
> mount -b --change-cygdrive-prefix /
> and then I can
> ls /c
> ls /d
> ls /e
> ls /f
> without mounting each drive.
> Chris, I would like to make the argument that / would be the better
> default for the cygdrive prefix.
Didn't it use to be /c etc as the defaults, and it was changed because
of conflicts and problems?
Personally, I find that
ln -s /cygdrive/c /c
works fine. (and has the added advantage that the path actually
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