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Re: Cygwin preserving filenames ending in period
At 09:08 AM 2/25/2005, Lloyd Wood wrote:
a file named 'Makefile_defs.' was created by
cvs, but eventually got packaged up as 'Makefile_defs' causing build
errors on platforms other than Cygwin.
Why does Cygwin do this?
Short answer: cygwin doesn't do it, cygwin accepts Windows behavior, which
is incompatible with linux by design.
Slightly longer answer: you should be able to find this answered in the
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