From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-15 09:07:04
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>>I bet this is about extensions again. Maybe we ought to fix the test
>>>>framework to auto-adjust extensions it sees based on the platform?
>>>No, it's about "aux"! I don't know what device it is, but it's certainly
>>>some reserved device name on Win32. Do an update and try again. It passes
>>>for me on Win2000.
>> Anyway, do you have any thoughts about my idea?
> Hmm... I thought it's hard, but it isn't, in fact. We'd specify everything
> for Win32/gcc. The framework can adjust extensions automatically.
> We cannot specify everything for Linux/gcc because executable files has
> no extension there, and we cannot tell them from other files without
I had the same thought. On the other hand we could just say that by
convention we don't use files without an extension unless they are
> How does it look?
That sounds like a good plan.
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