On Mar 7, 2014, at 9:47 AM, Eitan Adler <li...@eitanadler.com> wrote:
> On 7 March 2014 11:41, Rui Paulo <rpa...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>> On 6 Mar 2014, at 23:30, David Xu <davi...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> it seems filename ended with a dot is illegal on Windows, if someone
>>> wants to check out freebsd source code on Windows, it will be a problem.
>> Is this something we want to support?
>> NetBSD made some invasive changes on their source tree to be able to
>> support case-insensitive filesystems (like renaming 'cvs' to 'xcvs' to avoid
>> clashing with the 'CVS' metadata directory), but they support building
>> NetBSD on many different platforms.
> Has anyone enumerated the problematic files for FreeBSD ?
Last time I looked there were only a handful. I’ll conduct a census and get a
concrete enumeration of the problem…
>> We don't support that yet, though.
> However, being able to checkout out the source code is a prerequisite
> to building out other platforms.
>> The file in question can be easily renamed, I think.
> Eitan Adler
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