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On Mon, 8 Dec 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Dec 8 08:41, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > FWIW, I agree that it's a good idea to have a fixed pointer to the windows
> > directory, but I don't think "/" is the right place to have it. Could we
> > make it "/mnt/WINDOWS" or "/opt/WINDOWS" or something? I don't like
> > cluttering up the root directory unnecessarily...
> > Igor
> I don't agree that we should move the /WINDOWS directory into some
> subdir since it's a pretty important path and doesn't have to be
> hidden artificially. In turn I could ask why you want to clutter
> the root directory with something like /mnt.
Well, /mnt *is* in the FHS 2.2, and that's the way Linux does it --
/mnt/windows is the mount point for a Windows drive... Since we're trying
to isolate the Windows world from the Cygwin world, or, at least, make it
seem like a separate filesystem, perhaps using the /mnt directory (like
Linux has) would be a good idea. Or, since our drives are all sitting in
/cygdrive, perhaps /cygdrive/WINDOWS would be another alternative.
There's just something wrong with /WINDOWS, IMHO, even though I can't
quite put my finger on it.
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