Re: [dev] [libixp] Fix build on case insensitive FS

From: KIMURA Masaru <>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 04:23:12 +0900


2009/9/4 Kris Maglione <>:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 05:38:22PM +0900, KIMURA Masaru wrote:
>> Subject said it all.
> Thanks, this should be fixed. But I don't think the case insensitive FS is
> the issue. I've been assured that wmii and libixp build fine on
> Darwin/OS-X's case-insensitive HFS. The problem with CIFS, I think, is
> mandatory file locking, which among other things forbids unlinking a file
> which is already opened. Normally, you can unlink the .o file and write a .O
> file in its place, but if the loader still has the .o file of the same name
> open, that won't work on CIFS.

Yes, my patch is a result of playing to port on Cygwin that works
open-locking and case insensitive FS.
BTW, wmii's recent change is incomplete for me.



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