Filenames with Win32 special characters (or: Interix filename compatibility)

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jul 17 10:22:00 GMT 2008

On Jul 16 19:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 11:00:48PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I forgot to mention that the "managed" mount option has gone the same
> >way as "case_check".  RIP.
> Btw, did you know that managed mounts shortened the normal windows path
> available to cygwin because special characters used up more than one
> character in the translated filename?

Amazing.  Really.


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