Mount Problem: "No such file or directory"

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Mon Jan 17 13:41:00 GMT 2000


Yup!! Relative paths are broken with the distribution.  Fixed in the snapshots.
 For a snapshot go to the http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/snapshots/ page. 
Be sure to read the caveats.

Earnie.

--- Kevin Bridges <kevinast@mvp.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I just loaded cygwin and I am having trouble getting paths to resolve
> to relative directories that are mount points.
> 
> I am running cygwin 20.1 on NT. 
> 
> Here is a simple example:
> 
>    P90:/>
>    P90:/> mount
>    Device  Directory  Type    Flags
>    C:      /          native  text!=binary
>    
>    
>    P90:/>
>    P90:/> mount 'c:\tempCygWinTest' /tempWow
>    Warning: /tempWow does not exist!
> 
> Note 1: I have tried the /tempWow being an empty directory
>         (eliminating the warning above) and the results are the same.
>    
>    P90:/>
>    P90:/> mount
>    Device             Directory  Type    Flags
>    c:\tempCygWinTest  /tempWow   native  text!=binary
>    C:                 /          native  text!=binary
>    
>    P90:/>
>    P90:/> # ABSOLUTE PATHS WORK!
>    P90:/> cat /tempWow/Test1.txt
>    This is a test.
>    I hope it works.
>    
>    P90:/>
>    P90:/> # RELATIVE PATHS DO NOT WORK :-(
>    P90:/> cat tempWow/Test1.txt
>    cat: tempWow/Test1.txt: No such file or directory
> 
> Note 2: I have a /tmp directory 
> Note 3: I have a /bin with a copy of sh.exe 
> 
> Any help and/or insight would be greatly appreciated. 
> 
> Thanks, 
> Kevin 
> 
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> email: kevinast@mvp.net
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