cygwin poll

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 10 10:46:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 10:38:01AM +0100, Emanuele Aliberti wrote:
>Andre Oliveira da Costa wrote:
>>I created a zero-length file named "aux" in the POSIX subsystem
>>This seems like a bug in Windows Explorer, but we can't prevent it
>>without avoiding reserved names completely, so that'd be my
>Win32 applications access devices via symbolic links in the executive 
>namespace (at least under NT), idem PSX applications.

As DJ mentioned in his original mail the method that he proposed WON'T
WORK WITH NORMAL WINDOWS TOOLS.  If someone doesn't consider Windows
Explorer to be a normal Windows tool, then I am mystified as to what
they think would fall into this category.

Since there is so much inexplicable confusion regarding this issue, I
guess we have to consider any votes issued null-and-void.  It's obvious
that many people had no idea what they were voting for.


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