cp/mv/rm problems with .exe extension filenames

tjoen@dds.nl tjoen@dds.nl
Sat Aug 15 15:21:00 GMT 1998

> Date:          Thu, 13 Aug 1998 15:50:28 -0500
> From:          Steven Hein <ssh@cray.com>

> I recently downloaded a "GNU-style" (uses ./configure) software
> package (the unix version of vim 5.1, specifically).  

There is a "cygnus-style" port, I forgot which version

> It configured, and built as is, but
> when I went to install it, I found that the install targets in the
> Makefile couldn't copy the binary to /bin (where I wanted it).  The
> problem boiled down to trying to do a:
> cp vim /bin
> The command failed because the file 'vim' did not exist--it is
> vim.exe!

I think editing the Makefile is the only sollution
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