#113 Subst command should be supported by using Mount


Please map the subst syntax to the mount program.
C:\>subst /?
Associates a path with a drive letter.

SUBST [drive1: [drive2:]path]
SUBST drive1: /D

drive1: Specifies a virtual drive to which you want
to assign a pa
[drive2:]path Specifies a physical drive and path you
want to assign to
a virtual drive.
/D Deletes a substituted (virtual) drive.

Type SUBST with no parameters to display a list of
current virtual drives.

Christian Blackburn


  • Peter Veenstra

    Peter Veenstra - 2003-01-10

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    this is what mount does :)

  • Christian Blackburn

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    Hi qbix79,
    You are correct behaviorally speaking mount and subst are
    almost indentical. What I'm suggesting is that the subst
    command and it's corresponding syntax be supported at the
    DosBox prompt. I can think of two very good reasons for this
    1. It's the MS-Dos supported command for that functionality,
    many dos users are already familiar/aware of it. So you'll be
    that much closer to having complete support for Dos syntax
    for users and batch files.
    2. Mount is so close it should be ridiculously easy to add
    that functionality
    3. I am in no way saying remove mount, I'm simply saying
    add subst.
    Christian Blackburn


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