Cygwin uninstall: Problem with /dev/nul

Andrey Repin
Fri Oct 1 00:30:00 GMT 2010

Greetings, Max Funk!

> If I delete the folder cygwin on my PC (Windows 7, 32 bit),
> as described in the FAQ "Cygwin uninstall", then there is 
> remaining a special file 

> C:\cygwin\dev\nul

> This file cannot be deleted afterwards from windows
> (at least, I didn't find any possibility.)
Get the 2.0 for your platform and forget your file access nightmares.
It can create and delete any technically possible file names.

 Andrey Repin ( 01.10.2010, <4:25>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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