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Re: FSFS: Please test r9880 on Windows

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-05-27 00:22:46 CEST

On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 18:07, D.J. Heap wrote:
> "The following reserved device names cannot be used as the name of a
> file: CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, COM5, COM6, COM7,
> COM8, COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5, LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9.
> Also avoid these names followed by an extension (for example, NUL.tx7).

Mommy, Windows is sucking again. Make it stop!

> Tweaking fs_fs.c:path_txn_node_rev to prepend a '-' to the filename just
> before the node_id seemed to work just fine and I didn't see any other
> places that might be of concern. Are there any issues with doing that
> or other places to look at more closely?

That approach is fine. '-' is perhaps not the wisest choice of
prefixes, because of its meaning to Unix utilities, so I'll suggest
'N'. I'll take care of that.

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