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Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2000 14:32:26 -0400
To: DJ Delorie <dj AT delorie DOT com>, mdejong AT cygnus DOT com
From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall AT rfk DOT com>
Subject: Re: "make" seems to be broken on Win95.
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At 02:27 PM 4/11/00, DJ Delorie wrote:

> > Can make be fixed to not be case sensitive under cygwin?
>
>Why?  Unix is case sensitive, and we're emulating Unix as best we can.
>If you want case insensitivity, use Microsoft's NMAKE, or feel free to
>contribute a patch to make that lets the user select case
>insensitivity *if* they need it.

Is this a shell thing or a make thing?  If it's a shell thing, one could
always use bash as sh and enable the case-insensitivity option in bash...

I agree with DJ.  I have no problem with the default (only?;-)) mode of
make being case-sensitive...


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