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Re: findutils still broken
On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 06:59:11PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>From: Eric Blake
>>Sent: 21 April 2005 18:40
>> Contrary to your statement, /proc/registry/HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT/*/ is a
>> valid directory name (but you sure have to be careful with shell quoting
>> to actually get there).
> Only on a managed mount. You simply cannot create a filename with a * in
>it under windows, no matter how carefully you quote it (read 'even if you
>pass a string with a * in it to CreateFile).
The whole /proc filesystem is an invention. There is no managed about it.
There is no reason that I can think of why windows limitations should apply
But, as usual, this speculation about what could possibly be going wrong is
easily solved by just refraining from treating cygwin as a black box and
looking at the sources.
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