cygwin poll

Chris Faylor
Fri Jan 7 18:20:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Jan 07, 2000 at 08:33:52PM -0500, DJ Delorie wrote:
>OK, time to let the voice of the people be heard!
>It turns out that there may be a way to support "reserved" names (at
>least on NT) as regular files (i.e. you could have "/usr/bin/com1" as
>a regular file).  However, the choice to do so is controvertial, as
>we'd be creating files that regular Windows tools can't deal with the
>"usual" way.
>So, I created a poll.  Please visit the poll page and vote for
>your preference!

Just a minor note of clarification:  We do still plan on making it
possible to access files using the regular "MS-DOS" method but it
will be controlled via a CYGWIN option.

So, the question is really whether this should be the default option.


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