Re: VFAT: Can't create file named 'aux.h'?

From: Phillip Susi
Date: Wed Mar 22 2006 - 16:56:47 EST

It appears to simply be stored as "aux" under windows. The filesystem itself has no reserved names. The handling of AUX and CON and friends is just special case handling done at the win32 api level.

OGAWA Hirofumi wrote:
Could you/anyone check what shortname is used for "AUX" if it is created
in cmd.exe?

Windows may be storing it as shortname, because it seems to be using
completely separated namespace for devices (I guessed from result of


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