Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD? [was Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: Dave Huang <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/27/2001 20:17:11
On Sat, Oct 27, 2001 at 07:13:26PM -0500, Dave Huang wrote:
> Well, for anyone who actually cares (which is probably nobody :), it
> turns out that I can, in fact make a full list of all ``some names like
> "aux"'':
>      The following reserved words cannot be used as the name of a
>      file: CON, PRN, AUX, CLOCK$, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, COM4,
>      COM5, COM6, COM7, COM8, COM9, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3, LPT4, LPT5,
>      LPT6, LPT7, LPT8, and LPT9. Also, reserved words followed by
>      an extension--for example, NUL.tx7--are invalid file
>      names.

Well that doesn't seem too extreme to me, but I am all for expanding NetBSD's
market share. :-)