Rich Simoes wrote:
>>Why did I do this? Because, this isn't unix, it is a compatibility tool
>>for Win32 users who typically do not care about the semantics of a
>>proper unix file system. I deemed that it would be easier for the end
>>user with much less fuss from the mailing list to have both mount point
>>entries point to the same physical Win32 path.
> As a fairly new user and a long time UNIX user, I too was puzzled for
> the rationale behind this functionality. I guess you feel it is less confusing
> for most users?
Yes, based on my experience with Cygwin Users. It is easier for the
UNIX experienced to figure it out than it is for the Win32 experienced
in the reverse.
I have entertained thoughts of allowing the /etc/fstab to override the
/usr mount, but have yet to allow myself to implement that due to my gut
feel about the noise.