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- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 12:30:29 -0400
- Subject: Re: /etc/fstab
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On 8/11/2011 2:46 AM, Fergus wrote:
I think the required line in /etc/fstab is
none / cygdrive user,posix=0 0 0
but actually (here, ages ago, shortly after 1.7 was first presented) I
deleted /etc/fstab entirely*.
To achieve your particular purpose, which I like too, I just have
/bin/mount -c "/"
in ~/.bashrc, so that C:\ is /c/, E:\ is /e/, and so on.
* I haven't a clue what this file does or why it matters. But nothing seems
broken. Not that I am recommending this approach (I'm not in any position to
recommend anything) -- but it works fine for me and has permanently removed
a nagging worry (as in "What Is This and Why Does It Seem To Matter So Much?")
Fergus, since you have a process that works for you, my response is not
so much directed at you as to anyone else that might find this thread in
the archives. If anyone has a similar question about '/etc/fstab' and
its purpose, please see the Cygwin User's Guide section on it:
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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