is it an FAQ: cygwin startup sequence
Mon Dec 22 07:41:00 GMT 2008
* Kermit Tensmeyer (Sun, 21 Dec 2008 18:56:23 -0600)>
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 6:21 PM, Eric Blake <email@example.com> wrote:
> > According to Kermit Tensmeyer on 12/21/2008 5:15 PM:
> >> today sed.exe is missing -and- /usr/local/bin is empty. ssed.exe is
> >> still there.
> >> + how does the directory structure get setup? (is /usr/local/bin
> >> being recreated from somewhere else?
> > The default mount setup sets up /usr/local/bin as a mount to /usr/bin.
> I was aware that /bin is also mounted as /usr/bin, I had thought the
> /usr/local was a seperate directory such that /usr/local/bin and
> /usr/local/sbin were separate from the root based directories.
That's correct. Eric made a mistake.
> and that's why I'm asking for the documentation. I don't need/want
> you to solve a problem that apparently only I have.
You already mentioned that yourself. If you start bash then the
documentation is the man page of your shell (especially the FILES
section). Cygwin itself doesn't have a startup sequence because it
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