Re: [PATCH v1/RFC 1/1] 'git clone <url> C:\cygwin\home\USER\repo' is working (again)
- Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 06:55:28 +0100
- From: "J.H. van de Water" <houder@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.
( 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, ...