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Re: [COLD] Porting Woes

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue Aug 27 22:41:59 1996 )

Date: Tue, 27 Aug 1996 21:29:27 -0500 (CDT)
From: Stephen Smoogen <smooge@duracef.shout.net>
To: jefk@ten.net
cc: coldstuff@cold.org
In-Reply-To: <32238EFE.1670@ten.net>

My company ran into the same problem with our cross platformness. We were 
able to work somewaht around this using the foobarwee.c => foobar~1.c 
type fixes. We do not use gcc though so I am not sure if this will fix 


On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, Jeff Kesselman wrote:

> Well, Ive been playign with the windows port.
> First problem is that gcc under Win95 expects 8.3 filenames because its
> basicly a DOS interface port of gcc (runs in a DSO box).
> This means, with our current file names, we will NEVER compile
> under gcc.
> Suggestions?  I coudl change the names but upgrading is gonna be a
> pain. It woudl be better is we went to 8.3 for all cold source....
> Jeff Kesselman

Stephen John Smoogen 	
Recovering Sysadmin (well ok... I still sysadmin... I cant stop)..