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Re: Whitespace in `${srcdir}' during `configure'

From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: Whitespace in `${srcdir}' during `configure'
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 21:28:07 +0700

On Mon, Nov 10, 2014 at 2:26 PM, Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:

> But really, the only case I can think of is a user whose home directory
> contains spaces and is unable to use /tmp. In which case, I can only
> assume that their sysadmin hates them and wants them to be miserable.
> Compiling software is probably the least of their problems. :)

This case is *the* norm on Windows, starting with 2000 (where /home is
"C:\Documents and Settings") and up to but not including Vista (where
it was finally renamed "C:\Users"). Also, temporary directories (both
user’s and public) are within this subtree.

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