ntsec a mount option?

Earnie Boyd earnie@users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jul 30 14:13:00 GMT 2008


Quoting Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com>:

> On Jul 15 14:06, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> Quoting Corinna Vinschen <XXXXXXXXXXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX>:
>
> http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR
>
>>> On Jul 15 09:44, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:47:05AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> >Repurpose textmode mounts?  I'm not sure I understand...
>>>>
>>>> "Repurpose" == "obliterate"
>>>
>>> Uh, oh.  You know, *personally* I'm all for it, but I fear the uproar
>>> on the Cygwin list.
>>
>> An uproar of cheers for it probably.  Most confusing bit of OS wizardry.
>> MSYS has been binary mode only since day 1.  With your advancements of 1.7
>> I would like to see MSYS disappear (or become a preconfigured Cygwin) but
>> we'll see what the MinGW community will think of that.  Not too much
>> maintenance activity on it and no one seems to have time to get out another
>> real release.
>
> Unfortunately we can't remove the textmode stuff.  We have customers who
> require it.

Is textmode still the default?  Making it harder to use is a plus.

Earnie



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