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m4 files not unique in 8.3 environments

From: psmith
Subject: m4 files not unique in 8.3 environments
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2005 20:38:00 -0500


In GNU make I'm using external Gettext support, with this in


This installs the following problematic files into my distribution:


This works fine for UNIX, but when people try to unpack the GNU make
tarball on a DOS system where only 8.3 filenames are allowed they get
errors because these filenames are not unique in 8.3.

Maybe the files could be renamed to be unique in 8.3 filesystems?  Thanks.

 Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:
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