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- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: /dev
- From: cgf at cygnus dot com (Christopher G. Faylor)
- Date: 1 Aug 1998 17:25:06 GMT
- Newsgroups: cygnus.gnu-win32
- Organization: Cygnus Solutions
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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In article <email@example.com>,
jjd <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I recently installed B19, and everything is fine, except my /dev
>>directory didn't get created. Am I missing something? I uninstalled and
>>reinstalled, to no avail. I need to have ptys and ttys for some perl
>>scripts that I'm working on (Expect stuff), and this is getting quite
>>frustrating. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>i think you have to do something like:
> mount CON /dev/tty
> mount NUL /dev/null
>but the directories won't get created because it's only a logical
>hope this helps,
Actually, it doesn't. You don't have to do this. In fact, please don't
do this. /dev/tty and /dev/null work out of the box, as you'd expect.
Adding these mount commands will just make cygwin32 work harder to
produce similar results.
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