Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/29/2001 15:47:57
On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Greg A. Woods wrote:

: > Not just that ... people doing embedded systems work with NetBSD should
: > be able to do their development on Windows if they so choose.
: Why?  Especially when it means everyone else using NetBSD must
: effectively jump through unreasonable hoops!

The "hoops" are not unreasonable.  It's a short set of filenames:

filenames with characters from the set [<>:"/\\|]

Cleaning this up did not impact us significantly; it's Done already.

You made your point.  We (== developers with commit access) rejected your
point, because some of us actually do care about cross-development on the
OS in question.  Please stop ranting now so we can focus on constructive

-- Todd Vierling <>  *  Wasabi NetBSD:  Run with it.
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