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Re: tar a filesystem outside of /cygwin
- To: "John F. Davis" <davis at skink dot net>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: tar a filesystem outside of /cygwin
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2000 09:35:19 -0800 (PST)
--- "John F. Davis" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am trying to tar a filesystem outside of /cygwin. I saw in the faq
> the note about not installing cygwin in the c:/ direcotry. Copying the
> filesystem outside /cygwin to /cygwin so I can do a tar is not an option.
> This is a rather large filesystem I am trying to tar.
> Any other ideas?
If I have c:\cygwin and c:\foo and I want to access c:\foo with the Cygwin
structure I would simply
mount [-b] [-s] c:/foo /foo
tar -cf foo.tar /foo
:). If you're not familiar with the mount command please reference the
documentation at http://cygwin.com.
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