bind mounts in fstab

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Mon Jun 8 16:05:00 GMT 2015

Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at>> writes:
> Easily reproducible, thank you.  I think I found the culprit.  mount(1)
> always converts the mnt_fsname field to backslash notation.  That breaks
> converting the bind mount from the expected POSIX notation to a valid
> Win32 path.
> I fixed mount(1) in git.  If you're set up to build Cygwin yourself, you
> want to give the patch a try.  No new DLL, just call the new mount(1)
> tool.  Otherwise I'll build a new snapshot today or tomorrow (I'm hacking
> on something else right now).

I had to repurpose the local disk space that the Cygwin build environment
took up and haven't had time to move this to a server yet.  So I'll have to
wait for the snapshot...


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