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Re: [COLD] Porting Woes

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Wed Aug 28 12:28:42 1996 )

Date: Wed, 28 Aug 1996 08:54:37 -0700 (MST)
From: "Terrence M. Drozdowski" <xymox@ns.marion.org>
To: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@tombstone.sunrem.com>
cc: coldstuff@cold.org
In-Reply-To: <Pine.BSF.3.91.960828085237.14707A-100000@tombstone.sunrem.com>

On Wed, 28 Aug 1996, Brandon Gillespie wrote:

> 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....
> Uhrm, my original compile compiled everything with gcc in bash up to 
> net.c, where, it bombed on some network stuff I've since finished.  I 
> never did go back for a second attempt.  We never had any problems with 
> filename lengths.. (perhaps bash was doing something?)
> -Brandon

Perhaps he's not using win32bash...  I'll give it a try on an NT 4.0 box 
this week and report back here...

Terrence M. Drozdowski