[ITP] ImageMagick

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Thu Dec 4 16:11:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 10:49:09AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 10:36:54AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> >On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Billinghurst, David (CALCRTS) wrote:
>> >
>> >> >[snip]
>> >>
>> >> > Additionally, configure.ac looks for "convert":
>> >>
>> >> Don't recall this happening
>> >
>> >This is easily explained by the value of the check_case directive in the
>> >CYGWIN environment variable.  By default, the CONVERT.EXE in system32 is
>> >all-uppercase, so if you have check_case:strict, it won't be found.  With
>> >any other value of check_case (including the default), it will.
>> It still amazes me that anyone would be using these "I want cygwin to run
>> slower" case checking features...
>Are you referring to "check_case:strict", or "check_case:adjust"?  I find
>the former very useful (i.e., if I try to create "a.C" when "a.c" already
>exists, I'd rather get an error than get it silently overwritten).  FWIW,
>I haven't seen any discernible slowdown on my machine, but I haven't done
>a thorough timing study.



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