Filetype setting on fopen
nick at dsvr.net
Wed Aug 7 00:53:44 PDT 2002
Peter Naulls wrote:
> In message <74efe4614b.Jo at hobbes.riscos.be>
> John Tytgat <John.Tytgat at aaug.net> wrote:
>>BTW, perhaps not such a good idea to mention this in this thread but
>>IMHO, why don't we get rid of __RISCOSIFY_LONG_TRUNCATE,
>>__RISCOSIFY_MEDIUM_TRUNCATE, __RISCOSIFY_SHORT_TRUNCATE and
>>__RISCOSIFY_DROP_VOWEL ? These days we no longer have a buggy SparkFS
>>(at least with respect to the long filename problem), but do have
>>LongFiles2, raFS, several network FS with decent filename length
>>limitations, long filenames in RISC OS 4, etc. Are there any UnixLib
>>linked projects still using this today ?
> I've never used them, even when I had RISC OS 3.6. Futhermore, GCC
> (especially when using C++) really is somewhat deprecated on 10 letter
> filename filesystems. I recommend removing them.
They were written into __riscosify because __uname used them. Some very
old UnixLib based programs did use these features, but I think it would
be safe to remove them now.
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