Mail Archives: djgpp/1997/10/14/14:47:31

From: mert0407 AT sable DOT ox DOT ac DOT uk (George Foot)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Allegro 2.2
Date: 14 Oct 1997 02:32:23 GMT
Organization: Oxford University, England
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To: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
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On Sun, 12 Oct 1997 12:47:07 GMT in comp.os.msdos.djgpp Eli Zaretskii
(eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il) wrote: 

: On Fri, 10 Oct 1997, Nate Eldredge wrote:

: > set DJGPP=c:/djgpp/djgpp.env
: > 
: > Also, DJGPP expects the DJGPP env. variable to use front-slashes. Back
: > slashes might work also but front slashes are preferred.

: Both styles of slashes should work the same.  The code which loads
: DJGPP.ENV at program startup converts the backslashes into forward
: slashes (unless DJGPP.ENV was incorrectly edited).

I hesitate to disbelieve you, Eli, but surely that (in parentheses) 
cannot be true since at this stage the program hasn't yet opened
DJGPP.ENV? Or do you mean that with suitable modification of DJGPP.ENV the
linker, when creating the user program, will disable the conversion, so
then the user program would not perform it? 

george.foot at

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