Rodent theme, illegal filenames on windows
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Sat Dec 18 12:58:16 CET 2004
Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Maarten Boekhold wrote:
>> the Rodent theme uses filenames (Rodent/48x48/filesystems/Makefile.am)
>> that are illegal under windows. Example:
>> $(mkinstalldirs) $(DESTDIR)$(icondir)
>> ( cd $(DESTDIR)$(icondir) ; \
>> rm -f mime-inode:blockdevice.png ; \
>> Windows doesn't allow a colon (:) in a filename. Any suggestions on
>> how to fix this? Can we rename these files globally, or should I add a
>> cygwin-specific section to the Makefile.am?
> Hehe, then it seems the proposed freedesktop standard excludes windows...
> I think they are symlinks, so the easiest way may be to not create and
> remove these files for cygwin. It shouldn't affect Xfce.
> Benedikt, any houghts on this?
Right, this seems to exclude Cygwin users. As a quick fix, we could add
another automake condition and check that in Makefile.am. Maarten, what
do you think?
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