/cygdrive/windows ?

DJ Delorie dj@delorie.com
Wed May 3 10:43:00 GMT 2000

> I get it now, sorry.  Hmm...  How about an internal mapping of /boot for the
> SystemDrive, /boot/windir for the windows path?  Since the System and System32
> directories always fall as subdirectories of /boot/windir this wouldn't have to
> be mapped.  So, for example, if you have your WINNT system on the C: drive then
> /boot would be mapped to C:/ and /boot/windir would map to C:/WINNT.

If Windows is installed to a shared network drive, windir is local and
sysdir is shared.  I think.  Otherwise, I can't think of why Win32 has
separate calls for those two directories.

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