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Re: mount with the latest cygwin snapshot
On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 08:33:12PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
> Hi All...
>> From: Christopher Faylor Subject: Re: mount with the latest cygwin snapshot
>> Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2007 22:34:40 -0400
>> On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 07:08:27PM -0700, Karl M wrote:
>> > $ c:/cygwin/bin/mount -f -s -b C:/Cygwin /
>> > cygwin warning:
>> > MS-DOS style path detected: C:\Cygwin
>> > Preferred POSIX equivalent is: /
>> > CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this
>> > warning.
>> > Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
>> > http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#using-pathnames
>> You have to update your mount.exe from a cygwin-inst-*.tar.bz2 too.
> So I downloaded the latest cygwin-inst file and did a tar -xjf to my
> desktop. Then I stopped all cygwin processes and copied the etc and usr to
> C:\Cygwin. But then I got the same warning message the first time I ran my
> script (but not subsequent times). But I also noticed that I had the new
> files that should have been in /bin in /usr/bin and so on. I did the manual
> copy to avoid the in use file replacement problem. I then manually moved the
> contents of /usr/bin and /usr/lib to /bin and /lib to resolve the problem.
> So what is the correct way to do the update from the cygwin-inst-?.tar.bz2?
tar -xf cygwin-inst-*.tar.bz2 -C /
and make appropriate allowances for cygwin1.dll.
If you can't figure out what appropriate allowances are, then you
shouldn't be installing the snapshot.
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