rebuilding for MIPS cross-compile

Fergus Henderson
Fri Apr 4 21:47:00 GMT 1997

Scott Mintz wrote:
>      The biggest problem by far, is the fact that exporting environment 
>      variables doesn't seem to work correctly.
>      example:
>      bash$ foo=hello echo $foo
>      bash$
>      I would expect to see:
>      bash$ foo=hello echo $foo
>      hello
>      bash$


      bash$ FOO=hello echo $FOO


      bash$ foo=hello echo $FOO

The problem is that cygwin32 converts all environment variables to uppercase.

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