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Re: Problem updating on w2k

From: Barry Pederson <bp_at_barryp.org>
Date: 2002-04-27 18:42:55 CEST

Garrett Rooney wrote:

> well, i can get rid of that file (it'll go away soon anyway, and i
> could have named it something else if i wanted to. the :: thing is a
> convention some freebsd ports use when naming patches, but it isn't
> required), but is there any way we can get around this, or is it just
> not possible to create a file with that kind of name on win2k?

Colons seem to be a no-no on Windows boxes, they get treated as separators for
drive-letters and device-names (c: lpt1:)
        
        Barry

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