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Re: [Monotone-devel] bug report ver 0.16, on windows

From: Nathaniel Smith
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] bug report ver 0.16, on windows
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 02:52:56 -0800
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On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 11:53:31AM +0100, Jon Bright wrote:
> Nathaniel Smith wrote:
> >
> >Oh, fine ;-).  5b1670cba6566a6ce72433872f904d9fe4076d74.
> ...apart from it not compiling :-)  N(( instead of N(.  I've got a bunch 

Oh, well, that's what users are for ;-P.

> of other fixes for Windows compilation (mostly to LUA's lposix.c, which 
> has issues because half the operations it implements don't exist in the 
> same form on Windows).  I'll send more mail later.

Hmm; we don't actually need most of lposix.c; all we actually use is
fork, exec, wait, and chmod.  (And, of course, chmod can be a no-op on
Windows).  We were sort of hoping that mingw would just make those
work, but I don't know if anyone has actually confirmed that or not...

-- Nathaniel

"On arrival in my ward I was immediately served with lunch. `This is
what you ordered yesterday.' I pointed out that I had just arrived,
only to be told: `This is what your bed ordered.'"
  -- Letter to the Editor, The Times, September 2000

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