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Re: cygserver service won't start
On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 02:22:37PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Sun, 12 Sep 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>Any time I hear about who great this option is, it seems as though
>>people raise the issue of finding multiple files with the same name in
>>a tar file. If this really represents the majority of usefulness for
>>this feature then I think something like a tar-lint or adding an option
>>to tar itself might be a better plan than burdening the cygwin DLL with
>Or CVS, or rsync, or scp, or a whole bunch of other interactions with
>case-sensitive operating systems.
I said "majority of usefulness" because it appears that the majority of
the time that people mention this it is in relation to tar. But, I
certainly expected to be instructed on the fact that there are other
programs which could be impacted.
Cygwin lived without this feature for a number of years with only
infrequent complaints. I just don't think the benefit outweighs the
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