Interesting bug?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

At 07:11 PM 3/17/99 -0500, Tripp Lilley wrote:
>mount reports (among other things):
>v:\\tmp	/tmp	native	text!=binary
>which is correct.
>in cmd.exe:
>cd \tmp
>(pwd now C:\tmp)
>'ls' displays contents of /tmp, not c:\tmp! ls //c/tmp works as expected.
>'rm', 'chmod', and others seem to be looking in //c/tmp as expected when
>run with relative path names (ie: echo 'hello' > /tmp/foo.txt, followed by
>'rm foo.txt' with c:\tmp as pwd bombs as expected saying "foo.txt: No such
>file or directory")
>   Tripp Lilley + Innovative Workflow Engineering, Inc. + (
>  "You know, this /is/ kinda like the community room in a mental ward."

First, since you have /tmp as v:\\tmp, this may be causing some difficulty.
It may be trying to interpret this path as a UNC name.  Might be interesting
to see if the behavior if you correct this.  Second, the mount code has
been completely rewritten.  This bug may still exist, be different, or be

Larry Hall                   
RFK Partners, Inc.                     (781) 239-1053
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