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Re: Files from gnulib

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Files from gnulib
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 06:12:55 +0200

> Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 17:05:28 -0800
> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> CC: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, address@hidden, 
>  address@hidden, address@hidden
> I'm afraid it's not as simple as merely renaming the files.
> One must also change the contents of all files referring to
> the renamed files, and change Makefile.in so that when
> fresh copies are imported from gnulib, the files' names
> and contents are consistently renamed.

These are all parts of the job that needs to be done under your
suggestion as well--to rename and edit when Emacs is built on MSDOS.

> I'd like to pursue the idea of renaming the files only
> on the MS-DOS platform.  This approach shouldn't take
> that much work now, and it should save time in the future

That approach as suggested (modeled on what GDB does) is unacceptable,
sorry.  I already said what it means for me personally if it will be
accepted here.

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