Andreas Pflug wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > Andreas Pflug wrote:
> >> Tom Lane wrote:
> >>> Andrew Dunstan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >>>   
> >>>> I am more than somewhat perplexed as to why the NUL device should be a
> >>>> security risk ... what are they thinking??
> >>>>     
> >>> Frankly, I don't believe it; even Microsoft can't be that stupid.
> >>> And I can't find any suggestion that they've done this in a google
> >>> search.  I think the OP is misdiagnosing his problem.
> >>>   
> >> An older message suggests that a service pack induced this problem, per
> >> MS. I just tried it as non-admin on a W2K3 machine with recent hotfixes,
> >> and the command "dir >nul" _did_ work for me.
> >> Though neglected, it still sounds like a virus scanner issue to me.
> > 
> > Yes, it seems we will need more information on this.  We need someone at
> > a win32 command prompt to show us a "> nul" failure.
> what issues might arise if the output is redirected to a legal tmp file?

No idea, but we aren't going to change the code without more facts.  We
don't have the resources to be making code changes without concrete

  Bruce Momjian   [EMAIL PROTECTED]

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