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Re: New Cygwin 1.7.0-18 in release-2

On Jul 31 03:28, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> | setup is a Win32 application.  It won't know about this.  Thou shalt
> | not create packages which rely on case-sensitivity as part of the
> | net distro.
> That's what I thought.  So while managed mounts will no longer be needed
> for building, something still needs to be done for the packaging stage.
> So far my idea is to adapt cygport's make_managed_mount[1], but remove
> the mount/umount commands.  I should also add a postinstall check to
> make sure illegal filenames aren't being installed without special 
> handling.

Illegal?  The only illegal chars are slash and backslash, even on
case-insensitive mounts.  Does it really occur often that you have two
filenames in the same dir only differing by case?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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