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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Patch: File associations under Windows and spaces in fil

From: Holger
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Patch: File associations under Windows and spaces in filenames
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 19:26:21 +0100 (MET)

Jim Segrave wrote:
> On Mon 25 Nov 2002 (17:34 +0100), Holger wrote:
> > > 2) I don't have a Windows environment, so I don't know if it supplies
> > >    PATH_MAX, but Unix environments don't supply _MAX_PATH. I added a
> > 
> > I had thought about this earlier. But then I've seen it in MinGW, too,
> (and
> > not only in the Visual Studio help) and supposed that it would exist
> under
> > Unix as well. Unfortunately, a wrong guess.
> > 
> > If you or somebody else could recommend a comprehensive, downloadable
> > manual/reference on what is portably usable I'd be very grateful.
> I find http://www.opengroup.org/ a useful starting place to guess how
> standard something might be across flavours of Unix, but it's not
> really what one is usually looking for. For example, it may well tell

OK, I'll have a look at it.

> you that some function of definition is considered mandatory, but it
> won't help you guess what that function or name might be called. And
> for Unix users like me, who have no Windows build environment, I have
> no idea where I could find out if some function or definition is
> likely to be available in the Windows port.

Best place is certainly directly at the source (At least if you have
continuous access to the Internet.).
In general:

C Language

Windows API



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