Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 10 15:12:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 08:34:18AM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:15:01PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Dec  8 11:06, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 01:27:30PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>>> 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.
>>>> Except that we're going to be moving away from magical mountpoints
>>>> now that mknod works.
>Would you mind tell me how to use mknod to replicate the /cygdrive/

You can't, currently.


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