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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: libhttpd.dsp use of xcopy /y breaks compile on NT 4.0
Date Thu, 23 May 2002 18:02:03 GMT

> Bill Stoddard wrote:
> > 
> > Here is the commit message for using xcopy:
> > 
> > "Tired of 'foo.h not found' messages in the build.  Checked ms's docs,
> >  seems xcopy's /y arg goes all the way back to Win95.  This shouldn't
> >  introduce any hassles."
> > 
> > I can live with the messages, but not the build break :-)
> > 
> > Bill
> 
> >From what I understand, xcopy automatically acted as if the /Y flag was
> specified in NT until Windows 2000. It was then that MS brought the
> command line for NT into line with that of Win 95/98/Me. So, setting
> COPYCMD=/Y shouldn't affect the behavior of NT 4 because it is not
> recognized and xcopy will act as if it had been specified anyway.
> 
> -- 
> Jerry Baker
> 

I'll try that and see what happens.

Bill


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