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bug#7308: [patch] locate under windoze

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: bug#7308: [patch] locate under windoze
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 12:13:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> I agree, but the GnuWin32 people obviously decided differently, and
> neither I nor even you can do anything about that.  In fact, I did my
> own port of `find' because the one from GnuWin32 was ridiculously slow
> (due to a misfeature in a library they used to ease the porting job).

It would be great people involved in Gnu apps development collaborate more.

>> I personnally use really few Windows systems and i don't want to learn
>> how to write DOS scripts.
> That's fine, but I was not talking about you, I was talking about
> people whom you advise to.  Their preferences could be different.

Yes i understand, i was just pointing the difficulty for a user to make
working Gnuwin32 apps in Emacs, it is not easy unless people have your 

>> OTOH the everything program work out of the box.
> But it looks like it's not 100% compatible with GNU `locate', is it?
> And I don't see that sources are available.

It share nothing with GNU locate, but maybe you are speaking of license?

A+ Thierry
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