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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: `eshell-under-cygwin-p' etc. inappropriate?
Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 07:50:03 +0300 (IDT)

On Wed, 7 Aug 2002, John Wiegley wrote:

> >>>>> On Tue Aug  6, John writes:
> > It was only for XEmacs Cygwin build: AFAICR, executables have
> > extensions such as .exe
> Eshell is now using `exec-suffixes', which should be set properly by
> the build environment.

Right; and the .exe suffix is not specific to Cygwin, it's relevant to 
all versions of Emacs running on DOS/Windows systems.

> > and the file system was case-insensitive
> Then let's make a config variable eshell-case-sensitive-filesystem or
> some such.

If Eshell must know about the case insensitivity.  Where is that important?

Also, this aspect is not specific to Cygwin, either.  It's a general 
``feature'' of DOS/Windows filesystems.

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