B20.1 NT4SP3: cannot create directory "aux"

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

I don't remember anyone claiming that Cygwin had rewritten the Windows

Unfortunately there isn't much that we could do to fix this problem that
wouldn't be classified under the category "kludge".  We might be able to
work around this on NT but, in general, if Windows wants to treat a file
specially then there is little cygwin can do to stop it.

On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 11:09:27AM +0100, Fernando D. Mato Mira wrote:
>The `special filename' problem is still there. I cannot even
>do it using a path, instead of just "aux".

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