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Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++

From: Keith MARSHALL
Subject: Re: AC_PROG_CC_C_O doesn't work with VC++
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 16:29:13 +0100

> 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.

Ok.  I accept that `disappeared' and `demise' were probably poorly
chosen words -- what I really meant was `diminished' and `phasing out'
respectively.  Indeed, I still have an MS-DOS box at home, although
it is rarely used today.

Regarding DJGPP, is the modern version still bound by 8.3 file name
constraints?  I understood that it had been upgraded to work with
Win2K, and therefore would have expected LFN support to have been


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