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Re: "mount -a" has no effect on the cygdrive prefix

On Dec 29 16:27, Karl M wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2009 12:10:47 +0100
> > From: corinna-cygwin
> > Subject: Re: "mount -a" has no effect on the cygdrive prefix
> >
> > On Dec 23 08:32, Karl M wrote:
> >> Hi All...
> >>
> >> With the last 1.7.0 version and with a clean 1.7.1 install on an XP Pro SP3 machine,
> >> if I edit my fstab to change my cygdrive prefix and then do a "mount -a", my mounts
> >> as shown by the mount command or catting mtab are not updated. I only tried it with
> >> the cygdrive prefix, not with other mounts.
> >
> > The cygdrive prefix is explicitely ignored when calling mount -a.
> > The problem is, I'm not sure anymore *why* I did it that way.
> > I added it to my TODO list, at least to figure out the reason...
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Corinna
> >
> Hi Corinna...
> Did you figure out the reason?

I know the reason, I just don't work on it yet.  It's on the TODO list
for the new year.

> When you look at it, could you remove the inconsistant posix=0 from mount and mount -m
> output for the prefix where posix=0 is the default.

No, I don't think so.  posix=1 is the generic default, posix=0 gets
noted explicitely.  That should be kept for consistency.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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