Re: Creation of weird WINDOWS-related (sub)directories
- Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:53:08 +0200
- From: Hans-Bernhard Bröker <HBBroeker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Creation of weird WINDOWS-related (sub)directories
Am 25.09.2018 um 17:16 schrieb Fergus:
Unintentionally I have confounded the discussion. The directory named
"consoleX" is my home-grown Cygwin root directory.
(Others' preferred locationname might be "cygwin" or "mycygwin" or
That does not explain anything, actually. Cygwin's own root directory
is always '/'. The one you speak of would be the windows-side
installation root directory (c:\cygwin or c:\cygwin64 by default), but
that would never show up like that from inside cygwin. I.e. while you
that will not show up as
but rather as
The directory %SystemDrive% occurs at the root of the Cygwin filesystem.
I cannot work out what activity has triggered it .. ..
A look at the creation time of the directory might provide insightful.
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