mount --show-cygdrive-prefixes patch

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Nov 7 17:39:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 08:35:51PM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>On Tue, Nov 07, 2000 at 12:00:18AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Won't this cause core dumps for older programs which might have relied
>> on the previous behavior?  I realize that there were probably exactly of
>> zero of these outside of the mount program, but I'd rather have the old
>> mount continue to work with the new cygwin.
>
>Isn't mount.exe upgraded when cygwin1.dll is upgraded?

Theoretically, but if someone were to, say, just download a snapshot dll
and install it in their /bin, then mount would stop working.

cgf


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