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Re: What is aux???!

At 11:54 AM 10/29/2004, you wrote:
>On Fri, Oct 29, 2004 at 04:41:58PM +0100, Colin JN Breame wrote:
>>Says here <> that:
>>Starting with version 1.5.0, Cygwin provides a special "managed" mount 
>>mode that encodes, among other things, special names (including "aux") 
>>so that they can be used in Cygwin.
>>Is this something I can "activate" ??
>Nah, we only mention stuff like this to basically confound users to get
>them to send more email to the cygwin mailing list without actually
>clicking on the referenced links or doing any basic research on the

That means you should at least try simple things like 'man mount' to find
more information.  Be aware that this only works for files that Cygwin sees 
and only in a new directory.  You cannot make an existing directory managed.  
Names are "garbled" to Windows programs.

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