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Re: UNC and POSIX paths
- From: Andrew DeFaria <Andrew at DeFaria dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:57:45 -0700
- Subject: Re: UNC and POSIX paths
- References: <003501ce6b5f$b41f2c10$1c5d8430$%fedin at samsung dot com>
On 06/17/2013 06:36 AM, Fedin Pavel wrote:
Why not simply fix the "not very well written configure scripts and
makefiles" instead? BTW I've never come across a single one of those.
Where are you getting yours?
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.
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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