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Re: available for test: findutils-20041219-1
On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 09:04:13PM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
>However this also means that it's impossible for any "userspace" code
>that wants to list the mounts to avoid the spurious floppy seek, which
>seems like undue punishment.
That has been the case for some time.
>Especially mean since the error returned by GetFileAttributes causes
>the code to ignore that drive and continue on, and so /cygdrive/a is
>not returned in the mount list.
The drive shows up if there is something in it.
>I guess what I'm getting at is it's impossible to patch find (and the
>various other utilities that were reported to cause a seek) to not
>invoke the seek. Do you have any plans to consider applying the Cygwin
>patch at all or do we just get to live with a floppy seek at every
>login or invocation of find?
Let me say it again. This is not new behavior:
2003-08-05 Pavel Tsekov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* path.cc (cygdrive_getmntent): Do not skip over drives of type
Perhaps you should be discussing this with Pavel.
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