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From: Damian Yerrick <Bullcr_pd_yerrick AT hotmail DOT comRemoveBullcr_p>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Building a library using "ar" does not work
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Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2000 17:30:13 GMT
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On Sat, 23 Sep 2000 12:44:53 -0400 (EDT), Eli Zaretskii
<eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il> wrote:

>One possibility is that you have created MyLib.a on Windows NT using
>some non-DJGPP program.  Since MyLib.a uses a mixed-case file name, it
>might be that to DOS programs it is presented as mylib~1.a or
>something.

At least on my Windows 98 system, mixed-case filenames don't get a
numeric tail unless they're longer than 8.3 characters or contain
non-DOS characters.

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