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Re: df --local
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Shankar Unni <shankar at cotagesoft dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 20:34:02 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: df --local
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Shankar Unni wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > -# ifdef __CYGWIN__
> > -# define ME_REMOTE(fs_name, fs_type) (strchr (fs_name, ':') == 0)
> > -# else
> > # define ME_REMOTE(fs_name, fs_type) (strchr (fs_name, ':') != 0)
> > -# endif
> You're sure it's not possible to end up with a local path without a ":"
> (e.g. just \windows\system32, etc.) in the mount table? I'm not sure
> what this would mean, but as long as it's not possible to get such an
> entry in using the usual API, this check should be OK.
You are quite correct. It is possible to get entries with no drive letter
into the mount table, and they will even work (sort of). However, ISTR a
discussion a month or so ago about the woes of doing this sort of thing,
e.g., switching to another drive and trying to access such mounts, so I
suppose we should just consider these mounts invalid, anyway...
BTW, I noticed that I accidentally reversed the patch. Sorry. However,
patch should be smart enough to detect this.
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