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Re: file name case sensitivity
* Corinna Vinschen (03-02-25 12:51 +0100)
> 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.
Yes, of course.
> - Therefore it only fakes case insensitivity in the API so it's
> reliability is restricted.
Yes, but in my opinion it could be of use to John Williams because he
wanted to "case sensitivity in filenames under Cygwin".
I don't know, so he might try or not.
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