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Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++

From: Bob Friesenhahn
Subject: Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 10:25:25 -0500 (CDT)

On Tue, 25 Oct 2005, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

As for the argument that ``The requirement to support 8.3 file names
disappeared with the demise of MS-DOS'' when Windows 95 was
introduced, it is IMNSHO is ridiculous.  DOS didn't disappear when
Windows 95 was unveiled, it is still out there and is being used in
real-life projects (I had a subcontractor of mine chose DOS as the

Perhaps MS-DOS will never die, but the requirement to actually build software under MS-DOS is gone because MS-DOS cross-development tools are available which run on more capable operating systems.

Bob Friesenhahn
GraphicsMagick Maintainer,

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