Subject: Re: obj.${MACHINE_ARCH}-${OBJECT_FMT}
To: Lucio De Re <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/19/2001 09:13:16
On Fri, 19 Oct 2001, Lucio De Re wrote:

: > Cygwin actually doesn't care how many .'s there are or characters after the
: > ., so long as it fits in the Win32 filename maximum.
: >
: Off topic, but possibly useful: beware of trailing dots, MS-DOS and
: its offspring discard them.  It is obvious, once you've been alerted.

Known.  It's one of the things I checked when doing my "Cygwin names
compatibility sweep" yesterday.

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