Thus said Scott Robison on Tue, 04 Oct 2016 12:54:27 -0600:

> We could modify the Windows code to use the \\.\ prefix trick and then
> fossil could create / delete the files.  If we did that, how much pain
> would it cause to other tools and processes on the Windows system?

Whether or not they can actually use the file after Fossil creates it on
disk is  a different question, but  at least we don't  prevent them from
opening their repository.

Should Fossil employ the UNC prefix trick when creating files?

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