[erlang-questions] compile: making asm and core official

Richard A. O'Keefe <>
Mon Nov 25 04:16:11 CET 2013


On 23/11/2013, at 11:56 AM, Peer Stritzinger wrote:
> 
> I find the choices of *.core and *.S unfortunate, since they are used for core dumps and native assembler files on many unixoid systems.

More precisely, the UNIX convention is to use ".s" for assembler,
but some POSIX systems (like Mac OS X) ignore alphabetic case when
matching file names.  I have found the use of .S something of an
annoyance on occasion.



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