Mapping windows drives in cygwin?

Kevin Markle
Thu Apr 19 20:07:00 GMT 2007

Possibly a dumb question but I have tried a lot of different quoting
methods and can't seem to get it to work? How do I quote back slashes in

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Hall (Cygwin) [] 
Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 1:50 PM
To: Kevin Markle
Subject: Re: Mapping windows drives in cygwin?

Kevin Markle wrote:
> Hello,
> Does anybody know of a simple way to map network drives from withing a

> cygwin script? :o)

Same as from a batch file, is it not?  'net help share' shows you the
syntax.  The only difference is the different quoting rules for '\'
and ':'.  Make sure you escape them in some fashion.

Larry Hall                    
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A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?


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