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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 13:35:59 +0200 (IST)

On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Omar Al-Kaisy wrote:

> But none of my filenames are too long for DOS to handle anyway.

All DOS system calls up-case file names, and the DOS emulator that is 
part of Windows NT doesn't bother to downcase them when it writes the 
file names to disk.  So you get UPER-CASE file names.

> Would there be no way to avoid this problem I'm having?

Not with a DOS port of Make, not unless you use a different version of 

> Is there a version I could obtain which would NOT upcase?

Get a native Windows port of Make.  Unfortunately, I don't have a URL, 
but perhaps someone else on this list will.

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