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Re: Files from gnulib

From: Bastien ROUCARIES
Subject: Re: Files from gnulib
Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 13:36:16 +0200

[sorry for retrieving this old thread]
On Wed, Jan 26, 2011 at 1:02 PM, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>>> From: Bastien ROUCARIES <address@hidden>
>>> Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 23:37:08 +0100
>>> (if and only if doslfn is buggy, and it does not seems according to
>>> a quick search).
>> Your search was too quick.
> Considering your wish to continue supporting emacs on DOS,
> I would have thought you would jump at a possible solution like this.
> If it works (and indications are that it does), then it defines
> away the whole problem.  Wouldn't you welcome the idea of a DOS
> port with no risk of 8.3 collisions?
> What if the solution really is as easy as it appears?  Here is a
> recently-updated FAQ:
>     http://www-user.tu-chemnitz.de/~heha/hs_freeware/what_lfn.htm.en
> Please give it an honest try before dismissing it

Moreover doslfn is activelly maintened. The upsteam release a new
version in february. (http://adoxa.3eeweb.com/doslfn/), so time to
drop 8.3 limitation  in emacs build ?


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