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RE: Cygwin: name of an lwp-request script (HEAD) clashes with /bin/head

Can you not use the lwp-request wrapper script?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Igor Pechtchanski []
> Sent: 27 September 2002 23:32
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Cygwin: name of an lwp-request script (HEAD) clashes with
> /bin/head
> Hi,
> When installing LWP through CPAN, the installation creates 
> the GET, HEAD
> and POST scripts in /usr/bin.  On Cygwin, the name HEAD 
> clashes with an
> existing program, /bin/head.exe (Cygwin assumes a ".exe" 
> extension if it
> cannot find a program, so /bin/head normally invokes /bin/head.exe).
> Windows mostly disallows files with the same name in different cases,
> unlike Unix, which has no trouble distinguishing between HEAD 
> and head.
> So, to accommodate the users of Cygwin and others using 
> case-insensitive
> filesystems, can the scripts GET, HEAD, and POST be renamed to,
>, and  Would this break a lot of existing 
> functionality?
> Thank you.
> 	Igor Pechtchanski
> P.S. I've cc'd the cygwin mailing list, as this is relevant to Cygwin.
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