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Re: GNATS needs some work (autoconf/59)

From: Mark E.
Subject: Re: GNATS needs some work (autoconf/59)
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 16:53:22 -0500

> > I'd like to volunteer to handle anything DOS/DJGPP-related if
> > possible.
> Thanks!

Same here.

> I'd like to advise you that it would be fair not to support non-UNIX path
> separators on the build system.

Naturally, I'll have to disagree. I don't see why Autoconf should care which 
path separator is used as long as Autoconf can figure it out.

> On the other hand, support for non-UNIX path separators on the host would
> be a feature that very few people need. It falls outside the area of
> "generic" macros that Autoconf contains.

I don't think I'd call the roughly 85% of people that use operating systems 
with a non-Unix path separator "very few".


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