[Patch]: NUL and other special names

Pierre A. Humblet pierre@phumblet.no-ip.org
Thu Jun 3 21:26:00 GMT 2004

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 04:55:05PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >>I believe that whenever I try to limit COM to single digits someone
> >>complains about their special board with 527 com ports or something.
> >
> >That's another issue.  COM12 is not a DOS device (on NT), but it can be
> >the basename of an NT device.
> How do you know that it isn't a DOS device on NT?

With 1.5.10
"touch COM12" followed by "rm COM12" just works.



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