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Re: find crashes in /proc/registry
Christopher Faylor wrote:
| On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 04:52:31PM -0500, Chuck wrote:
|>I don't know if this has been reported before
| It has.
| The conclusion?
| Don't use find on /proc.
Are there any plans to fix it? Thanks.
'*' is by POSIX definition an invalid filename character.
'*' is by MS definition a valid registry key, which is mapped into a
If the findutils maintainer decides to add a /proc/registry patch to
make '*' a valid filename char, other fileutils should be fixed also.
ls and cat at least.
So it should be better "fixed" in cygwin. How?
Make it a valid file character there?
How not to break all other file-,find-,text-,shellutils then, which will
have to deal with this and glob expansion.
Replace it by some other character? Which?
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