Avoid duplicate names in /proc/registry (which may crash find) ?
Thu Dec 4 12:30:00 GMT 2008
On Dec 4 11:37, ColdShine wrote:
> 2008/12/2 Eric Blake <email@example.com>:
> > [...] the problem is [...] that Windows allows the registry to violate
> > filesystem semantics by giving the same name to distinct contents.
> If I'm allowed to add some further examples (which are probably known
> to most, but maybe not to all), registry value names allow *any*
> Unicode character (including NUL, sic! - thanks UNICODE_STRING), so
> the following is completely ambiguous, even though valid:
> where the actual value name is "value/with/slashes" (sic!).
That's why Cygwin prints the file name as
thanks to a patch from Christian Franke.
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