[Patch]: NUL and other special names
Pierre A. Humblet
Thu Jun 3 21:31:00 GMT 2004
"Pierre A. Humblet" wrote:
> 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
^^^^^^^any cygwin on NT
> "touch COM12" followed by "rm COM12" just works.
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