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RE: problem with chroot causing Cygwin to get confused about the root directory
- From: "Chris January" <chris at atomice dot net>
- To: "Cygwin at Cygwin dot Com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 1 Dec 2002 22:07:31 -0000
- Subject: RE: problem with chroot causing Cygwin to get confused about the root directory
> I'm having a problem with chroot - see the following strace:
> At the start of the strace chroot (".") has been called; it
> succeeds at time
> 63935. (The same problem occurs with chroot(<full path to
> rootfs>) as well).
> Then chdir ("/") is called at time 64000. The result of conv_to_posix_path
> at time 2652 should be '/', but is instead /cygdrive/c/...
> I'll look at the Cygwin source, but has anyone else any ideas as I suspect
> it may take me some time to track this down.
In the same vain, chroot . in bash goes into an infinite loop.
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