Cygdrive Path Prefix Patch Issue

Jason Tishler
Fri Jun 23 10:18:00 GMT 2000


DJ Delorie wrote:
> > Does anyone object to the name cygwin_get_cygdrive_prefixes?  Or, to
> > be more explicit, adding the following declaration to sys/mount.h:
> >
> >     int cygwin_get_cygdrive_prefixes (char *user, char *system);
> Is there a good reason not to use the existing cygwin_internal()
> function for this?  It's clearly an internal function, only used by
> mount.

Sorry, I forgot about your previous suggestion about using
cygwin_internal() and was just continuing in the direction that
Earnie and Chris seemed to be pointing me.

I just reviewed the cygwin_internal() related source and would prefer
this solution.  Do others concur?


Jason Tishler
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