Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: John Nemeth <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
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.

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