Win98: GetDiskFreeSpace fails on shares

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jun 16 15:11:00 GMT 2005

On Jun 16 11:03, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 08:00:40AM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
> >Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>Can anybody reproduce this or is this just on my machine?
> >>
> >>Anyway, does anybody here have a nice idea how we can workaround this
> >>for 9x in the statvfs function in
> >
> >I get the exact same thing here.  I did notice however that I can
> >successfully do "df //machine/share" iff //machine/share is mapped to a
> >drive letter (but not necessarily mounted anywhere.) In the "mounted
> >on" column of the output it shows /cygdrive/x where x is the drive.
> >
> >I also noticed that I get a nasty "bash: program has performed an
> >illegal option and will be shut down" error if I try to run "net use"
> >from a bash prompt.  The error is one of those that won't go away, you
> >can hit "Close" as many times as you want and it keeps coming back.  It
> >happens after the output of the "net use" command completes, like when
> >bash is trying to read its process exit code.  Gawd I hate win98...
> I suspect that the bash problem is precisely what Corinna was trying to
> debug before being sidetracked to the statvfs problem.



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