Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 10/24/2001 21:58:23
On Wed, 24 Oct 2001, John Nemeth wrote:
: } Remove files beginning with ":", which is invalid on other host OS's
: } (particularly those made by Microsoft). These ex/vi-macro files are not
: } actually needed at this point, anyway....
: Umm, why do we care about primitive filesystems that have
: rediculous restrictions on filenames?
Because an increasing number of NetBSD cross-development happens in Windoze
hosts, and this has been asked about before. It's not an invasive change.
-- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Wasabi NetBSD: Run with it.
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