[newlib-cygwin] Improve wording on special characters

Corinna Vinschen corinna@sourceware.org
Tue Feb 14 08:47:00 GMT 2017


https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=newlib-cygwin.git;h=ccabeae4e3c684945f402e42e102cb976065ca2e

commit ccabeae4e3c684945f402e42e102cb976065ca2e
Author: Kenneth Nellis <Kenneth.Nellis@conduent.com>
Date:   Tue Feb 14 09:46:56 2017 +0100

    Improve wording on special characters
    
    Signed-off-by: Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de>

Diff:
---
 winsup/doc/specialnames.xml | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/winsup/doc/specialnames.xml b/winsup/doc/specialnames.xml
index 0192fc2..bc4b044 100644
--- a/winsup/doc/specialnames.xml
+++ b/winsup/doc/specialnames.xml
@@ -79,7 +79,8 @@ in the Win32 API:</para>
 <para>Cygwin can't fix this, but it has a method to workaround this
 restriction.  All of the above characters, except for the backslash,
 are converted to special UNICODE characters in the range 0xf000 to 0xf0ff
-(the "Private use area") when creating or accessing files.</para>
+(the "Private use area") when creating or accessing files by adding 0xf000
+to the forbidden characters' code points.</para>
 
 <para>The backslash has to be exempt from this conversion, because Cygwin
 accepts Win32 filenames including backslashes as path separators on input.



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