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Re: mount command and text/binary mode
- To: TaKeDa <takeda at chore dot swiaty dot pl>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: mount command and text/binary mode
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2001 19:06:40 -0400
At 06:45 PM 4/2/2001, TaKeDa wrote:
>Device Directory Type Flags
>c:\SERVER\Apache\cgi-bin /mnt/cgi user binmode
>C:\SERVER\eggdrop\1.5.3 /mnt/egg user binmode
>C:\CygWin\home\takeda /home/administrator user binmode
>C:\CygWin\bin /usr/bin user binmode
>C:\CygWin\lib /usr/lib user binmode
>C:\CygWin / user binmode
>$ mount --show-cygdrive-prefixes
>Prefix Type Flags
>/cygdrive user binmode
>As you see all mounting points are set into binary mode, but I notice
>that cygwin still write files in text mode and this is realy anoying.
Can you give an example and provide the output of cygcheck -s -r -v on the
system from which you ran the example?
>Right now I use Windows 2000 Server, I notice this problem with older
>cygwin under win98, but it disapears after some time (I guess
>upgrading helps, right now I use this same version which was working
>correctly under win98)
>Right now I'm trying to upgrade and I will see that problem will
>exists or not ...
>BTW: In registry flags are:
>for /cygdrive is 0x22
>fo other mount points is 0x02
>I check with registry in w98 and is the same ...
>BTW2: Why I can't add mount point to system-wide registry location?
>When I trying to use arguments -bs it displays help.
Try mount -b -s <the rest of the line>
>BTW3: It's normal that when I'm mounting in place of win32patch
>Instead of backslashes I need to use shlashes?
>ie. C:\WINDOWS I need write as C:/WINDOWS to make mount command
In bash/sh, yes. If you want to use backslashes, you need to escape them.
Remember, if you're in a UNIX-like shell, you're in a UNIX-like world!;-)
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