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Re: checkout subdirectory under windows

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-06-13 19:24:35 CEST

On Jun 13, 2005, at 12:31 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> * Several special file names are reserved by the system and
> cannot be
> used for files or folders:
> * CON, AUX, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, PRN, NUL

Note that it is actually MUCH worse (and brain dead) than that.
Because these names conflict regardless of the extension. E.g.
com1.txt is illegal even though it clearly can't be confused with
com1 the serial port... one more reason to hate Microsoft... (not
that we needed it)

Scott

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