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Re: colons with rsync
- From: Ben Smith <bendees at cox dot net>
- To: pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: 11 Jun 2003 12:46:39 -0500
- Subject: Re: colons with rsync
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> Windows filenames cannot contain ':', so there is no way around this
> limitation in Cygwin, since it uses Windows filenames.
So does this mean that Cygwin doesn't do any file munging? Is this
something that applications are normally left to deal with?
I found this post that mentions how samba deals with similar problems:
I know that cygwin can't just write a file called c:\foo:bar.txt but
shouldn't there be some sort of translation to be able to deal with this
situation, or is it contrary to the design philosophy of cygwin in some
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