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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch on mac osX and windows

From: William Dode
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] arch on mac osX and windows
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 00:36:52 +0200
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Frederic Gobry <address@hidden> writes:

>> Everywhere i speak about arch, people answer that it isn't well
>> supported on other platform than unix. Is it still true ?
> MacOSX: it's an Unix, and arch works well on it if you use fink's
> version of diff / patch. Only caveat: HFS+ is case independent by
> default, which can cause problems if your archives are also used on
> case dependent filesystems.
> Windows: there are several solutions available, which work, but not as
> optimally as with Unix systems (I use Lode Leroy's port, which works
> but is slow and has some issues from time to time. I never lost data
> however).

What is the main problem on windows ? The file system ?

William Dodé -

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