Interix (was RE: [Mm]akefile in)

Chris Faylor
Wed Jun 21 10:25:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 01:03:25PM -0400, Suhaib Siddiqi wrote:
>> 1) WRT CVS: (I may have the M and m versions of makefile backwards in
>> this, but it doesn't really matter).  When I run cvs update of the
>> whole binutils tree, when it gets to that point it gives the message
>> "makefile is in the way, please move it" (or something like that).
>> That's because it's already installed Makefile, and in a case-independent
>> file system, makefile and Makefile are the same.  It's strictly a
>> CVS issue, when working on a case-independent file system. (This
>> has nothing to do with building it.)
>I will run a CVS remove command.  I did run CVS remove last week when first
>someone reported this problem.  I may have made a mistake and they were not

Maybe you already know this, Suhaib, but once you've done a remove, you
have to do a "cvs commit" to cause the operation to actually occur.
If you didn't do that, then that's why the files are still there.


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