Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999
What value would there be in that for Henrik and how would he go about doing
that with Win 98? There should be no reason that Cygwin tools cannot handle
long file names on NTFS or FAT partitions, although I don't know how many
are using FAT32 partitions. The first question that comes to my mind is
what tools is he using specifically and what behavior does he see? The
behavior he describes does not make sense to me...
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At 08:03 AM 3/30/99 +1000, OZEMAIL wrote:
>Have you converted the jaz partition to NTFS?
>From: Henrik Quintel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Date: Tuesday, 30 March 1999 3:43
>Subject: Fwd: Re: cygnuswin32
>> I have installed cygwin32 on my external JAZ 2GB drive. On this
>> drive I have a FAT 32 Bit. The main operating system is named
>> Windows 98. The installation was pretty easy. My problem is that I
>> cannot recompile files which have long file names - longer 8
>> chars. How is it possible to to that. In principal I want to have
>> the same effect line under a real UNIX system.
>> Thanks for your help.
>> Yours faithfully
>> Henrik Quintel
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