Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Jul 1 18:00:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 07:57:15PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 12:23:51PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 06:20:46PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >I think I recall they have some fixed root level dirs like /windir,
>> >/sysdir, /registry.
>> 
>> We could do this in a cygwin post-install script if there is consensus
>> that it would be useful.
>
>That would involve symlinks to a path outside of the Cygwin root again,
>which would be broken when the use changes the cygdrive prefix.

I'm saying that we'd:

  mount `cygpath --windows` /windows

No symlinks would be harmed in the post-install script.

cgf



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