Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Mon Dec 8 12:27:00 GMT 2003

On Dec  8 14:14, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> Good idea, except that I'd personally prefer a mount point in stead of a 
> symlink but that's just personal preference.. (Personally, I'd prefer that
> the Cygwin DLL make /WINDOWS a "magical" mountpoint to the likeness of 
> /dev, /proc, etc. so as to make it completely transparent and make sure no
> user can "accidentally" remove the symlink, so as to make sure that the
> programs can actually rely on it being there and on it to behave as a "normal"
> directory..)

Yes, that's a good idea, too.  And it also would remove a potential
security problem if anybody could redirect the /WINDOWS link to some
tainted directory.


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