file called aux

Igor Pechtchanski
Fri Jul 2 22:20:00 GMT 2004

On Sat, 3 Jul 2004, Anders Musikka wrote:

> cygwin allows a user to create a file called aux, like this:
> echo something >aux
> This file cannot be removed. (the filename is reserved under windows.)
> Cygwin should probably not allow the creation of a file with this name.
> /Anders Musikka

This came up on the list numerous times in the past, and, in fact, today.
See the thread at <>.
Searching the archives for "aux" would also have helped.
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