On Monday, March 25, 2002, at 06:59 , Autrijus Tang wrote:
Whoa there, wait!
Yields nothing but filenames like "7bit-greek.enc" is an obvious
The other parts of perl, too, has names longer than 8.3. even
has a 9.2 name. This is not a problem, per se.
I have notice that, too. But isn't duplicate prevention enough? I am
no expert in vanilla FAT and vanilla DOS but if UNIVERSAL.pm gets
truncated to UNIVERSA.pm, isn't
in trouble? Or perl on such systems are smart enough to load
UNIVERSA.pm (I guess this is the case).
The check83.pl checks for *duplicates* in 8.3 file system. This is to
if I have two files, named
They will both become 'Dankogai.pm' in 8.3 filesystems, yielding a
Thus ISO_2022_JP.pm and ISO_2022_JP_1.pm was conflicting.
Hence, I'm not aware of any need to retrofit all the encoding files into
8.3 format, nor is there a *fix* Supported to Supports, EncFormat to
Format/Enc, or other craziness. The merit of enc => ucm is a separate
altogether, and I'm not very convinced the size bloat is worth it.
Size reduction was a byproduct of */Makefile.PL linting.
As for "Encode::Supports", there is another concern in perldoc; is
perldoc smart enough to 8.3-ize filenames?
Well, I didn't really enjoy renaming files myself....
Dan the Man with Too Many Files to Watch Over