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Re: GNULib save-cwd.c on Windows & Visual Studio 6.0

From: Frank Hemer
Subject: Re: GNULib save-cwd.c on Windows & Visual Studio 6.0
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2005 16:52:17 +0100
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On Tuesday 08 March 2005 16:37, Derek Price wrote:
> Jim.Hyslop wrote:
> | Jim Meyering wrote:
> |> Is it an option to use a more modern/POSIX-compliant development
> |> environment on Windows?  I know that Cygwin now has fchdir and it
> |> looks like MKS has support for it, too.
> |>
> |>
> |> If you opt to continue using Visual Studio 6 in spite of this, it
> |> must have some important redeeming features.
> |
> | The problem with the cygwin build is that it requires Cygwin.dll as
> | well. The MSVC build stands alone, not requiring any external DLLs.
> |
> |
> | I don't think it is reasonable to require all Windows users to
> | download and install Cygwin just to run CVS.
> I'm afraid I have to agree with Jim Hyslop.  Whatever Microsoft's
> flaws, I still believe that some of our mutual user base is at least
> relatively innocent and should still be catered to.

I agree with this.
Even though I'm not an ms disciple, I know quite some users that would be 
affected ...
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