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SORRY! Re: fstab 1.7: spaces in win32path

On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 11:04:06AM +0200, Martin Muenstermann wrote:
> Hi,
> after my last update of cygwin, I found myself in the cygwin 1.7 world 
> (uname -rv: 1.7.0(0.185/5/2) 2008-05-25 20:10).
> Unfortunately, my mounts have not been translated to /etc/fstab entries, so 
> I had to write /etc/fstab myself.  :-(

Argh.  I'm very sorry.  I used my standard update facility for updating
a test version of Cygwin and it placed the DLL in the wrong release

It should have gone to the testing "release-2" directory.

> My problem:
> I haven't found a way to mount a win32path containing spaces (like 
> "c:\\Dokumente und Einstellungen\\myself") through fstab. Tried enclosing 
> it with " and/or escaping the spaces (\ ).
> C:\\Dokumente\ und\ Einstellungen\\myself /DOS    some_fs text   0 0

I think this is a real bug so at least there is a silver lining to my gaffe.

Apologies again for the major screwup on my part.


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