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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" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Brandon Gillespie <email@example.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?)
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