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From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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Subject: Re: Can I "alias" gxx with g++ in DOS/DJGPP?
Date: Wed, 1 Sep 1999 12:26:35 +0300
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On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Endlisnis wrote:

>     I got some bad news.  I found that Norton DiskEdit (W95 version) can do
> this, but Win98 (and probably 95) silently kills any LFN's that don't 'look'
> right.

Yup, this is known.  Editing the directory by a disk editor is not the
way to go.

The fact that Windows checks consistency between the short and long
file names (to guard against the possibility that someone booted into
DOS and worked with short file names) suggest that there might not be
any way to do this.

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