bind mounts in fstab

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jun 8 12:45:00 GMT 2015

On Jun  8 10:39, Achim Gratz wrote:
> I've been using bind mounts to provide alternative paths into the same file
> system.
> //server/some/directory /mnt/server-share none binary 0 0
> #bind mounts
> /mnt/server-share/some/other/directory /mnt/task1 none, binary,bind
> That works well until I try to add another such bind mount and activate it
> via 'mount -a' without starting a new Cygwin session.  Cygwin tries to
> create a mount to the underlying local directory of /mnt/task1 instead of
> binding, which doesn't work of course.

How does your second bind mount look like?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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