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Re: changelog rotation...
Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: email@example.com (J.T. Conklin)
> > Date: 11 Jan 2001 12:16:29 -0800
> > Now that gcc and binutils have rotated ChangeLogs, should we do the
> > same for gdb? By existing convention, the new ChangeLog file would be
> > ChangeLog-00.
> > Is there any reason not to use it?
> Yes: these ChangeLog-NNNN names all clash after truncation to DOS 8+3
Lots of other things will clash as well.
Our established file size limit is 14, exactly what these names have.
> I believe it is a long-term goal to eliminate such problems. So I'd
> suggest to start this now, and rename all ChangeLog-NNNN into
We can't keep adding limitations to GDB and other free software based on
obsolete 20 year old operating systems.
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