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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-09 17:17:51

Rene Rivera wrote:
> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>> On Jul 9, 2007, at 1:39 PM, Sohail Somani wrote:
>>> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'd like to add a new cpp file type, C, to types/cpp.jam. Any
>>>> objection if I commit this to the HEAD?
>>>> -- Noel Belcourt
>>> What happens on case-insensitive file systems?
>> Fair question.
>> I know one flavor of the Mac OS is case-insensitive, case-preserving
>> so I'm guessing this wouldn't be a problem there. But to be honest,
>> I have no idea how many / which other OS's are still case-insensitive.
> Well I think even if the FS is case-preserving it would present a
> problem. Since it would be likely that any file query ops it does would
> be indeterminate. But any internal file name matching would be
> case-sensitive.
> Oh, how I wish we didn't have to deal with this... Perhaps we can come
> up with a set of tests to tell us if we would have problems
Here is one:

// test.C
template<typename T> void doit();

On Windows, that should cause your C compiler to get going.


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