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Special file

Unlike a regular file (a bunch of accessible data organized on a filesystem), it's a special filename that points to a ressource or similar:

  • character special files
  • block special files
  • named pipes
  • socket files

Since a directory also is only a file, you can count it as special file, too.

See also


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