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Re: UNC and POSIX paths
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at freemail dot ru>
- To: Christopher Faylor <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2013 02:33:24 +0400
- Subject: Re: UNC and POSIX paths
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- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Christopher Faylor!
> And, it nontrivially complicates path handling since we'd have to make
> decisions about whether to honor // or not.
That's an easy decision: "//" should remain as Cygwin/POSIX equivalent of
"\\" AKA UNC path access.
If anyone want to argument against it with broken scripting examples, ...
I would question their sanity.
> If we do consider this, I think we should take a step back and think
> about revamping path handling to allow hooks for things like /dev,
> /proc, /cygdrive rather than having to special case them.
SHTDI, as you said... But it'd be interesting advancement in /etc/fstab
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 19.06.2013, <02:29>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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