[Mono-list] Opening /dev/null using FileStream
alan.mcgovern at gmail.com
Fri May 7 11:00:10 EDT 2010
Could you not just use Stream.Null?
On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 3:47 PM, muhr <muhr at bluewin.ch> wrote:
> Hello all
> I'm trying to open "/dev/null" with a FileStream object, like this:
> new FileStream("/dev/null", FileMode.Create, FileAccess.Write);
> but I keep getting IOExceptions because of a file sharing violation. The
> exact text is "Sharing violation on path /dev/null". I've tried several
> combinations of FileMode, FileAccess and FileShare flags in the constructor
> of FileStream, but all give the same error.
> Is it not possible to open /dev/null with a FileStream for writing or am I
> just using the wrong combination of flags?
> Btw. I am trying this under 64bit Linux using Mono 2.6.3 in case it's
> Best regards,
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