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UNC and POSIX paths
- From: Fedin Pavel <p dot fedin at samsung dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 17:36:42 +0400
- Subject: UNC and POSIX paths
I decided to pay attention to one more problem. Lots of not very well
written configure scripts and makefiles like to access things like
'//usr/bin'. Under Cygwin this causes problem because Cygwin treats '//' in
Windows-style as access to network shares.
What if we change this ? We could have a mount entry, something like '/unc'
(or /smb, /net, whatever) and access it like '/smb/computername/sharename'.
I think this would improve POSIX compatibility a lot.
Samsung Electronics Research center Russia
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