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Re: chere + mintty doesn't work with mapped drives
- From: Dave Kilroy <kilroyd at googlemail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: charles dot butterfield at nextcentury dot com
- Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2013 08:41:35 +0000
- Subject: Re: chere + mintty doesn't work with mapped drives
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On 29/11/2013 22:11, Charles Butterfield wrote:
The xhere script should pass y:\apps to cygpath to get the cygwin path,
which should be /cygdrive/y/apps. IIRC /cygdrive/y may not be visible
via ls, but it should be usable. I'm guessing the path is failing the
directory test... in which case adding a trailing else to always cd
$CHERE_DIR would fix things for you
Can you clarify which isn't working:
a) a network share mapped to a drive letter, e.g N:\my\network\location
This is my situation. I have my Y: drive mapped to a Linux Samba server. See more details below
b) network share accessed via \\ e.g. \\server\path\my\network\location
Not doing this.
Are you right clicking on a directory and selecting the menu item, or right clicking a blank spot in the RH pane? The two result in different logic, with
the latter having to guess it's a network path.
I am right clicking on a directory name in either (tried both) the LH or RH pane of an explore.exe window. In both cases what happens
Is that a new window is launched (good) with an initial title of the form "/bin/xhere /bin/bash.exe Y:\apps". After a brief pause, I see
"Starting /bin/bash.exe", than another brief pause and the window title changes to "/cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/system32" and I get a
Bash command prompt. The PWD is just what the title indicates (i.e. .../system32)
I just replied to list on the last message. This time I've made sure
you're in cc.
P.S. I'm also having trouble figuring out how to post replies to what I see on the web archive. I did NOT get any email reply to my prior post, it just showed up on the web archive (that was good). I carefully checked my spam quarantine areas several times to be sure. Actually my first post on this topic was my second attempt to post. I had to add myself to the white-list which I didn't notice at first since the white-list suggestion was stuck in MY stupid stupid Outlook spam filter (Thanks so much Outlook).
In any event, I have cobbled together something that resembles a reply to an email that I have really scraped off the web archive. That seems awfully complicated. Surely I'm missing something. But I just cannot see the "Reply" button on the archive. Is this like when my wife says, its right there and points to it and yep, its really right there? :-(
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