hybrid text/binary mount

Mumit Khan khan@NanoTech.Wisc.EDU
Wed Apr 26 22:38:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, 26 Apr 2000, Chris Faylor wrote:

> I don't know if it helps but I keep meaning to point out that it is possible
> to actually mount *files* in binmode, too:
> mount -b c:\blah\foo.zip /blah/foo.zip

This is really cool, and forgotten all about it! I need to now conjure up
a situation where I get to use this feature.

DJ's proposal of an "auto" mode sounds like a good compromise, where the 
user knows that Cygwin may guess incorrectly, but only when reading.


More information about the Cygwin-developers mailing list