/cygdrive/windows ?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Wed May 3 12:20:00 GMT 2000

At 02:42 PM 5/3/00, Chris Faylor wrote:

>As far as /boot is concerned, I like the name, but I hate polluting the
>namespace.  We've already abrogated /cygdrive, so I was thinking that
>we should stick with that even though it doesn't make sense to refer
>to the windows directory as a "drive".

True but there is DOS-style precedent.  One can map a fully qualified 
path to a drive with the "subst" command.  In this case, one is mapping
a directory to a drive and treating it as such.  On the hand, if you ask
me if I feel comfortable about propagating DOS-style conventions, that's
another story!;-)

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