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Re: Windows 2008 access to inetsrv directory
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:00:14 +0400
- Subject: Re: Windows 2008 access to inetsrv directory
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Greetings, Larry Hall (Cygwin)!
> On 09/11/2014 09:20 AM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> On this server, there is no sysnative under Windows. From a Windows CMD shell,
> 'sysnative' is only visible from 32-bit apps.
It's not actually "visible". But you can access it.
> 32-bit applications can access the native system directory by
> substituting %windir%\Sysnative for %windir%\System32. WOW64 recognizes
> Sysnative as a special alias used to indicate that the file system should
> not redirect the access. This mechanism is flexible and easy to use,
> therefore, it is the recommended mechanism to bypass file system
> redirection. Note that 64-bit applications cannot use the Sysnative alias
> as it is a virtual directory not a real one.
> Unless you made sure that the CMD shell you're running is the 32-bit
> version, it won't see sysnative. As I mentioned before, this is not a
> Cygwin-specific issue.
> If your goal is to be able to see and work seamlessly with other 64-bit
> apps and Cygwin, you may find less difficulty if you install the 64-bit
> version of Cygwin.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 11.09.2014, <17:59>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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