Web lists-archives.com

Is it OK to mount cygdrive on / ?




I've added an extra / mountpoint in /etc/fstab in order to be able to
access C: without /cygdrive like this:

none /cygdrive cygdrive binary,posix=0,user 0 0
none /         cygdrive binary,posix=0,user 0 0

It seems to work, I can access the C: drive with just /c.

But normally an "ls /cygdrive" should list the drives, whereas "ls /"
lists the contents of the Cygwin root. So it seems there are now two
root mountpoints overlaying each other.

So I was wondering if my approach is if this is technically undefined
behavior and might conceivably break something or is it OK (less the
drive listing limitation mentioned above).

Thanks,
Rustam

--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple