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Re: Files from gnulib

From: Bastien ROUCARIES
Subject: Re: Files from gnulib
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 12:32:41 +0100
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Le mardi 25 janvier 2011 12:24:56, Eli Zaretskii a écrit :
> > Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 00:48:12 -0800
> > From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> > CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
> > 
> > instead of doing the stuff I mentioned before the tarball is
> > created, we can add a shell script to be run after the tarball is
> > extracted.  For example, on MS-DOS the c++defs.h file is
> > automatically renamed to cxxdefs.h by the extractor, so the script
> > can uniformly substitute "cxxdefs.h" for "c++defs.h" in all the text
> > files.  Hopefully a similar idea works for all the other files with
> > non-MS-DOS names.
> The magic coded into the extractor utility is limited.  It indeed
> handles file names with `+' in them, but does not handle arbitrary
> file names with multiple dots as a human would.  It uses some
> convoluted algorithm to replace the extra dot with a `_' or a `-';
> sometimes it replaces the first dot, sometimes the second.  The
> results are often unpredictable or surprising, especially if, as it
> often happens, the modified names also clash in the 8+3 namespace (see
> below).

As I have mentionned previously, does doslfn is an option ?

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