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Re: `eshell-under-cygwin-p' etc. inappropriate?

From: John Paul Wallington
Subject: Re: `eshell-under-cygwin-p' etc. inappropriate?
Date: 07 Aug 2002 07:10:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Aug 2002, John Wiegley wrote:
> > >>>>> On Tue Aug  6, Eli writes:
> > 
> > > On 7 Aug 2002, John Paul Wallington wrote:
> > >> Maybe `eshell-under-cygwin-p' should be called something else?
> > 
> > > What difference in behavior is that test supposed to handle?
> > > Perhaps there's a cleaner way of taking care of that problem.
> > 
> > I think he wants a function that means "DOS-ish behavior for certain
> > things".
> Sure, but I'd like to know the gory details.  Sometimes you can eat the 
> cake and have it, too.

It was only for XEmacs Cygwin build: AFAICR, executables have
extensions such as .exe and the file system was case-insensitive (is
that the right phrase? eg README and ReadMe meant the same file,
although the filename's case was retained).

John Paul Wallington

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