Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD? [was Re: CVS commit: basesrc]
To: None <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/26/2001 22:47:56
> I'm not particularly concerned about the details in this case -- it's
> more a matter of the principle.  Next thing we'll have some pointless
> surge through the tree lowercasing all the file names!  I don't want to
> have to see restrictions placed on how NetBSD's source tree lives just
> to cater to other broken, brain-damaged, and limited so-called
> development platforms!  If they want to use the *BSD source tree then
> they can damn well use it on at least some kind of Unix host!  Now don't
> get me wrong here though -- I'd be all for 14-char filenames if there
> were still any significant number of more traditional Unix systems in
> daily use.  

Why not try cygwin!  See if you can spot a difference between it and 
UNIX (other than filename case insensitivity[sp]).  When you do, let us