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Re: Cygwin 1.7.12-1: exit code 1 during post-install regarding dirs in /dev
On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 12:32:26PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 06:25:24PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>On Apr 4 12:18, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>>> Cygwin 1.7.12-1 on W7 in both cmd and mintty consoles
>>> ls -og /dev does not show com1, but
>>> $ ls -og /dev/com1 /dev/ttyS0
>>> crw-rw-rw- 1 117, 0 2012-04-04 12:06:40 /dev/com1
>>> crw-rw-rw- 1 117, 0 2012-04-04 12:06:40 /dev/ttyS0
>>> Is this as expected?
>>That's as designed. We deliberately don't print comX, only ttyS(x-1).
>I wonder if we're witnessing the rare birth of a new FAQ.
>Ssshhh. Be very quiet. We don't want to spook it as it slowly trembles
>erect on its newborn legs.
Just to be clear: I fully supported not exposing /dev/com1 in /dev.
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