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It's an old MS-DOS problem...
They are the name of devices (con, aux, etc)
It says for con:
Cannot create or replace file: The filename you specified is invalid or
Specify a different filename.
Cannot rename : A file with the name you specified already exists.
The whole list of forbidden names (from memory):
aux (eg ttyS0), prn (eg lp0), com1 to com4, lpt1 to lpt3, con, nul and
On Thu, 3 Nov 2005, Taka John Brunkhorst wrote:
> Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 11:42:14 +0800
> From: Taka John Brunkhorst <antiwmac@...>
> Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] OFF-TOPIC but ... you will lough !!!
> oh yea, just booted my win2000 japanese version on vmware tryed to create
> 'con' FOLDER but it claimed file name is too short or something,
> I donno what english version say
> what is it?
> Taka John Brunkhorst
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