Compatibility problem: Cygwin make and makefile filename case

Christopher Faylor
Thu Nov 23 18:11:00 GMT 2000

On Thu, Nov 23, 2000 at 04:30:43PM +0100, Frank Ellert wrote:
>Anyway, below is a little patch that makes GNU make 3.79.1 also look
>for "MAKEFILE" on the MS-Windows platform.  ("GNUmakefile",
>"makefile", "MAKEFILE", "Makefile")  I tested it as far as possible on
>my FreeBSD box (but not until now on MS-Windows, since that would take
>much more time for me and you said it isn't necessary).  It was nice if
>you would think of integrating it into the GNU make sources.

Huh?  I didn't read anything that said you shouldn't test this on
Windows.  Of course you should test it on Windows before submitting

Also, please provide a plain text patch rather than a
uuencoded/compressed one.  We also will need a ChangeLog entry (not a
diff of a ChanegLog entry).  Look at the ChangeLog entry in the
make directory and structure your entry accordingly.


>begin 644 patch-gmake-win32-MAKEFILE.gz

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