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From: Patrick Lauer <patrick@g.o>
Subject: Re: interest in gentoo-cygwin
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 20:59:36 +0100
On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 20:04 +0100, res wrote:
> On 10.01.2006 19:59, Christian Parpart wrote:
> > can't believe this to be the *better* solution.
> > What else do we have KEYWORDS for when not for architechtures?
> > Although, I'd rather like to see cygwin fixed, in a way it can handle such 
> > "valid" filenames.
> 
> But then, Windows (which, after all, lies below Cygwin) does not support
> ':'s in names either.
> 
> It does support ':' (Unicode fullwidth colon), so maybe hack Cygwin to
> replace ':' with ':' in filenames ;)
That idea is so wrong on multiple levels :-)
like ... how would you delete a file? 

It'd be easier to kill this silly idea of drive letters and patch a unix
filehierarchy into windows ;-)

Anyways - minor annoyance, fixing ebuilds shouldn't be that hard.

Patrick
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