[Dev-luatex] platform specific functionality

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Mar 2 10:21:20 CET 2010


On 2-3-2010 8:01, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> T T wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> With the other thread asking to add readlink, I would also like to ask
>> for an addition of Windows specific GetShortPathName. Without this
>> function it is impossible to check if two paths point to the same
>> place.
>
> Is that because of reparse points or so? I though GetShortPathName
> was more or less obsolete now.

indeed and luatex will not run nicely on windows < xp anyway (or os-9 or 
whatever old is around)

best is to settle on long names consistently (i noticed some short name 
issues a while ago)

Hans

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