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Re: Posible to create filenames with colons?

On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, jordi wrote:

> As win FAT's doesn't allow any filename with that kind of characters
> (\,/,:,*,?,",<,>,|), would like to know if a sometimes used character
> like colon ":", can be mapped through cygwin as it just does with
> slashes.  Could be possible?  Thanks.

FYI, Cygwin does not map any characters under Windows - it simply uses the
underlying filesystem's API.  Thus, whatever characters are allowed by the
filesystem, Cygwin supports.

There have been a few discussions of such a mapping on this list.  You
might wish to search the archives for "special characters" or some such,
and review the relevant threads before continuing this discussion.
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