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Re: cp and "are the same file"

On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 02:05:50PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>On Sat, 18 Dec 2004, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>>The suffix is required on Win9x, AFAIK, so this is not a viable route.
>>That said, I believe the OP didn't request that gcc not produce .exe
>>files by default, only how can *he* make gcc not produce the .exe
>>suffix.  What you have to do is add a "." after the output (-o)
>>filename[*].  Some projects define EXEEXT (or EXESUFFIX), so setting
>>that to "." in yours could be all you need.
>Sorry that will not work for me.  I am working with over 5000 build
>mechanisms.  I don't want to setup wrappers and other patches to add a
>period hack after the output filename.

So, what are you expecting then?  If this isn't going to work for you
and modifying your makefiles isn't a going to be a solution in any
event, it's difficult to see what you are hoping for.  A magic
environment variable maybe?  If so, unfortunately one does not exist.

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