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Re: file name case sensitivity
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 12:42:02PM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Corinna Vinschen (03-02-25 12:20 +0100)
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 11:09:46AM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> >> * Christopher Faylor (03-02-25 06:06 +0100)
> >>> On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 02:48:05PM +1000, John Williams wrote:
> >>>> Is there a way to enable case sensitivity in filenames under Cygwin?
> >>> No there isn't. Sorry.
> >> What about "SET CYGWIN=check_case:strict"?
> > It's a hack.
> I knew you were a hacker... ;-) . But is it "working" reliably? And if
> not - why is it mentioned in the Cygwin documentation about the CYGWIN
> environment variable?
- It's not changing the case insensitivity of the underlying FS.
- Therefore it only fakes case insensitivity in the API so it's
reliability is restricted.
- It's mentioned because it exists.
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