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Re: Managed mount point question(s)?
- From: Mark Paulus <mark dot paulus at mci dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 11:59:30 -0700
- Subject: Re: Managed mount point question(s)?
Thank you for that information. That's the clue I needed.
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004 13:37:50 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 15, 2004 at 11:19:42AM -0700, Mark Paulus wrote:
>>In general, does it make sense to mount c:/cygwin as
>>/ in managed mode?
>>Is there some reason this would not be a good idea?
>Since you are supposed to first create an empty directory, then mount it
>as managed mount, and then populate it, it doesn't make sense to do this
>with the cygwin directory unless you want to first create a normal cygwin
>directory, then create a managed directory and then move everything from
>the cygwin directory to it.
>Mounting a non-empty directory as managed is asking for trouble.
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