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Re: setup.exe: No choice of mount point type?

On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 03:03:00PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>I just had an in-shower inspiration which I have to share immediately.
>Given that we still support textmode mounts for historical reasons, but
>don't like people actually using them, what if setup.exe would simply
>not give the choice?  We can't keep users from changing the mount points
>after an installation, but who demands from us to leave the user the
>choice in the base installation process?  Just removing the button group
>from the options dialog would be sufficient, me thinks...

I think we're sending a mixed message about textmode mounts these days
when it is one of the "solutions" to make bash understand CRLF scripts.

And, as much as I like not offering people this option, I think we'll be
flooded with user requests if we delete it.

OTOH, maybe including something like:

'See "man mount" for details about how to change the characteristics of
the cygwin root or to mount additional directories.'

would be sufficient.


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