Cygwin 1.7.12-1: exit code 1 during post-install regarding dirs in /dev

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 4 16:32:00 GMT 2012


On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 06:25:24PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Apr  4 12:18, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>> Cygwin 1.7.12-1 on W7 in both cmd and mintty consoles
>> 
>> ls -og /dev does not show com1, but
>> 
>> $ ls -og /dev/com1 /dev/ttyS0
>> crw-rw-rw- 1 117, 0 2012-04-04 12:06:40 /dev/com1
>> crw-rw-rw- 1 117, 0 2012-04-04 12:06:40 /dev/ttyS0
>> 
>> Is this as expected?
>
>That's as designed.  We deliberately don't print comX, only ttyS(x-1).

I wonder if we're witnessing the rare birth of a new FAQ.

Ssshhh.  Be very quiet.  We don't want to spook it as it slowly trembles
erect on its newborn legs.

cgf

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