[clug] Windows filesystem weirdness "com1"

Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au Antti.Roppola at brs.gov.au
Tue Jun 24 15:42:13 EST 2003

Woo, can't wait for dev-fs on Windows, they'll corner the
market in reserved file names. :o)


-----Original Message-----
From: Damien Elmes [mailto:clug at repose.cx]

> I seem to recall that Windows has device filenames, they're just hidden. I
> think you found them :)

But it gets more intelligent - a large number of windows installs will crash
if you attempt to open a file like \con\con.

Damien Elmes

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