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Re: Case problems and file permissions on Make

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Case problems and file permissions on Make
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 07:43:11 +0200 (IST)

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Omar Al-Kaisy wrote:

> I seem to be having problems with make.exe, and have been
> recommended this address to report bugs to. It seems that if
> I run my makefile (I use the -f flag in case this makes a 
> difference), and the makefile basically copies files from one 
> directory to another, then a file which is in lower case in 
> the source directory becomes upper case in the target directory. 
> And the files are copied with writable priviliges only to the
> user and not the group (although I appreciate this may be
> an environment issue).
> I am using make version 3.79.1 on a Windows NT4 platform,
> downloaded from the GNU site.

Please tell the exact URL where you dowloaded this port of Make.  I 
suspect that you are using a DOS port; DOS programs cannot access long 
file names on Windows NT, and I think up-casing the file names is a side 
effect of this Windows misfeature.

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