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Re: ANNOUNCE: port of alpha bison-2.0

From: DJ Delorie
Subject: Re: ANNOUNCE: port of alpha bison-2.0
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 18:46:47 -0500

> >  # ifdef MSDOS

> My understanding (correct me if I'm wrong) is that the vast majority
> of Microsoft Windows installations now support longer file names --

MSDOS does not imply Windows - DOSEMU is fairly popular, and does not
yet support long file names.  Besides, DJGPP configurations expect the
new suffixes consistently regardless of LFN or SFN status.

> than they'd cure, even on Microsoft Windows installations, since you'd
> need to parameterize Makefiles etc. depending on whether you're
> running in an 8.3 file system.

Many GNU utilities have djgpp-specific install scripts that do exactly

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