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RE: BUG?: /usr/bin is accepted as /bin in PATH
- From: Jörg Schaible <Joerg dot Schaible at Elsag-Solutions dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2003 13:37:22 +0100
- Subject: RE: BUG?: /usr/bin is accepted as /bin in PATH
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Nguyen, Huu-Dung wrote on Tuesday, December 02, 2003 1:08 PM:
> But after i have set
> export PATH
> and see that my bash file in /usr/bin can NOT be called from
> anywhere in the cygwin session such as the case when the bash file in
> /bin or /usr/X11R6/bin ... ?
/usr/bin is a mount point! A mount point behaves in Cygwin as in other Unices: Anything in the directory of the mount point is not visible. For Cygwin /bin and /usr/bin is the same and since /usr/bin is mounted to /bin the latter directory defines the content of both locations.
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