Commit cb335806 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Details of how to check for problems with DOS 8+3 file-name restrictions.

parent 32a2cf25
2009-08-22 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* notes/newfile: Details of how to check for problems with DOS 8+3
file-name restrictions.
2009-08-18 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* notes/newfile: New file.
2009-07-11 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* make-tarball.txt: Add a note about bumping the value of
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......@@ -6,6 +6,14 @@ CHECKLIST FOR ADDING A NEW FILE TO EMACS -*- outline -*-
format, copyright and license notice, etc).
** Make sure the filename does not cause the DOS port any problems (8+3).
Run the `doschk' program like this:
find /path/to/emacs -print | doshck
and examine the output for DOS-related problems. The sections of
output under the headings "The following files are not valid DOS file
names:" and "The following resolve to the same DOS file names:" should
not include any files that end up in the release tarball.
** Make the ChangeLog entry in the name of the author(s), not your own name.
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