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Re: Broken lisp/Makefile.w32-in

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: Broken lisp/Makefile.w32-in
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 20:24:57 -0300

> Can you figure out why is that failing?  Could it be that $WINS is so
> long that the resulting command exceeds the 126-character limit on
> COMMAND.COM's command line, for example?

I'll try to check it.

> IMHO, if it's feasible to support building on those systems, we should
> do that.


> Windows 98 SE is still a very popular version of Windows (I,
> for one, prefer it to both Windows/ME and W2K/XP).

Curious. I find both NT 4.0 and W2K to be exceptionally stable (XP is
less so IMHO).

> I think _most_ Windows users download prebuilt binaries, even on W2K
> and Windows/XP.

Well, yes, but supporting building on W2K/XP does not pose any problem
because CMD.EXE is quite more powerful than COMMAND.COM :)

Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>

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