Making a gpg library

Florian Weimer fw at
Thu Oct 26 09:20:25 CEST 2000

raf <raf at> writes:

> the real problem would arise when a user on a system that doesn't
> have a special /dev directory (e.g. mswin) creates a /dev directory
> and a /dev/fd directory and ... and then wonders why gpg hangs
> instead of reading the normal file /dev/fd/0 (contrived but possible).

I don't think you can create a \DEV directory on MS Windows.  There's
already a hidden pseudo-directory of this name which contains
\DEV\NUL, \DEV\CON, and so on.

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