[flashrom] [PATCH]Support large COM ports on Win32

Patrick Georgi patrick at georgi-clan.de
Tue Jan 26 22:00:01 CET 2010

Am 26.01.2010 21:17, schrieb Carl-Daniel Hailfinger:
> On 26.01.2010 18:52, Patrick Georgi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Windows wants large COM ports (COM10 and higher) to be given in UPC
>> notation, ie. \\.\COM10
>> To aid the user, the Win32 code now rewrites all devices with COM prefix
>> (case insensitive) to UPC. Tested with both high and low COM port.
>> Signed-off-by: Patrick Georgi <patrick.georgi at coresystems.de>
> If it works on older Windows versions (2000/XP) as well, the patch is
> Acked-by: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>
This is tested on XP, 2000 also knows UNC (Universal Naming Convention,
I got that wrong). It's also the official solution by FTDI for this
problem for all Windows versions.

Committed in r883.


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