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Re: bash: /dev/null: No such file or directory. Why is /dev/null implemented using the windows NUL device?
- From: "Lev Bishop" <lev dot bishop at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 1 Jun 2006 12:29:22 -0400
- Subject: Re: bash: /dev/null: No such file or directory. Why is /dev/null implemented using the windows NUL device?
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On 6/1/06, Robert McKay wrote:
Does anyone know what can go wrong with the windows NUL device? :-)
Do you need any kind of special permissions to use NUL?
You could download winobj from sysinternals.com.
Check that \GLOBAL??\NUL is a symbolic link to \Device\Null
Check that \Device\Null exists.
Check the permissions for both (properties, security tab).
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