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Re: Case problems and file permissions on Make

From: Omar Al-Kaisy
Subject: Re: Case problems and file permissions on Make
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:42:25 +0000 (GMT)

Thanks again. The problem with all this is, if I use a Windows
port (as downloaded from
then I get the "glob: EXEC error" which you mailed me about a few
weeks ago! Any views?

And does anyone have a native Windows port of Make?
> 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 
> Windows.
> > 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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