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RE: pre-commit hook to disallow spaces in filenames

From: Leon Zandman <lzandman_at_lode.nl>
Date: 2005-07-27 08:43:54 CEST

> Well, as a matter of fact, what is aux.h ? I can't find any
> relevant info ?

"AUX" is a reserved device name under Windows. Therefore it cannot be part of a filename. The same thing applies to some other filenames, like: CON, PRN, AUX, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4 etc.

Look at these articles:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/fileio/fs/naming_a_file.asp

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/itsolutions/cits/interopmigration/unix/unixbld/unixbld4.mspx

Greetings,

Leon Zandman

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