FS layout issues for v1.1 (eg., /bin and /usr/bin)

Parker, Ron rdparker@butlermfg.org
Tue Feb 29 09:44:00 GMT 2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Egor Duda [ mailto:deo@logos-m.ru ]
Sent: Tuesday, February 29, 2000 1:37 AM
To: cygwin-developers@sourceware.cygnus.com; Mumit Khan
Subject: Re: FS layout issues for v1.1 (eg., /bin and /usr/bin)


> MK> The question is -- how do we make /bin and /usr/bin the same?

> MK> a. Symlinks: cygcheck could check and report this if the user somehow
> MK>    deletes it.

> the only drawback i see is performance going down. we all know that
> symlinks are rather slow.

What would be the side effects of using matched mounts instead of symlinks?

For, example
	mount -b C:\\cygwin /
	mkdir /usr/bin
	mount -b C:\\bin /usr/bin

	mount -b C:\\cygwin /
	mkdir /bin
	mount -b C:\\usr\\bin /bin


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