New output from mount.exe

Christopher Faylor
Mon Apr 2 07:57:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 02:26:05PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Christopher Faylor [ ]
>> Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 2:21 PM
>> To:
>> Subject: New output from mount.exe
>> I'm thinking of changing the output format of mount.exe to 
>> more closely
>> resemble UNIX:
>>     \\trixie\usr on /tusr type user (binmode)
>>     d:\usr\local on /usr/local type system (binmode)
>>     c:\nonexist on /nonexist type user (textmode)
>>     d:\cygtext on /cygtext type system (textmode)
>>     f:\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
>>     e:\build on /cygbuild type system (textmode)
>>     e:\src on /usr/src type system (binmode)
>>     c: on /win95 type system (binmode)
>>     d: on /cygdrive/d type system (binmode,noumount)
>>     e: on /cygdrive/e type system (binmode,noumount)
>>     f: on /cygdrive/f type system (binmode,noumount)
>> Any objections?
>> cgf
>Sounds good. I do have  a suggestion, not an objection - 
>perhaps escaping the \\ & \ ? 
>Alternatively (and I'd prefer this) the win32 native path for the mount
>point //./..

The only thing I was changing was the formatting of the mount command.
I was getting rid of the columns, changing the formatting to be more
like UNIX.  This was a simple change of a printf format string.

Mount has always printed backslashes.  It is representing what Cygwin is
using internally.  I don't see any reason to deviate from this.  That
wasn't the goal of this change.


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