Subject: Re: Embedded NetBSD on M$ Windows?
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/30/2001 18:29:16
On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Alan Barrett wrote:
> : Perhaps solving the reserved filename problem at the Cygwin level would
> : be better than simply avoiding the reserved file names in the NetBSD
> : source tree.
> Cygwin isn't the only Un*x-on-Winblows system that is in popular use today.
> It was far easier to rename the ~15 files that were offending. It's already
> done, and there's very little overhead for future maintenance.
It's still impossible to checkout a source tree from CVS under
Cygwin, because cvs wants to create subdirectories called "aux" under
dist/am-utils and usr.sbin.sendmail. Even with the "-P" option, cvs
wants to create and then delete the directory, which is arguably a bug
--apb (Alan Barrett)