[OpenAFS] AFS Windows client: problems with colon character in file names

Derrick J Brashear shadow@dementia.org
Thu, 1 Dec 2005 11:13:05 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 1 Dec 2005, Giovanni Bracco wrote:

> A user of our AFS cell uses both UNIX/Linux and Windows clients (1.3.71)

Then they are a great fool. Please please please upgrade the Windows 

> He can read these files from the AFS Windows client but he is unable to create
> new files with colons in the file name from the Windows system.

: is "special" in Windows and I assume it's protecting you. Perhaps too 
much so.