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Re: [PATCH v1/RFC 1/1] 'git clone <url> C:\cygwin\home\USER\repo' is working (again)




> > me@work /cygdrive
> > $ ls
> > c  d
> >
> > So `/cygdrive` *is* a valid directory in Cygwin.
> 
> That supports the code that does not special case a path that begins
> with /cygdrive/ and simply treats it as a full path and freely use
> relative path, I guess.  Very good point.

Please read

    https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#cygdrive
    ( The cygdrive path prefix )

.... you can access arbitary drives on your system by using the cygdrive path
prefix. The default value for this prefix is /cygdrive ...
....

The cygdrive prefix is a >>> virtual directory <<< under which all drives on
a system are subsumed ...
....

The cygdrive prefix may be CHANGED in the fstab file as outlined above !!!!!
....

To simplify scripting, Cygwin also provides a /proc/cygdrive symlink, ...

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