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Re: case sensitivity and filenames
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At 15:19 2003-05-14, Frank wrote:
You mean "Windoze" don't you.
I'm don't go in for cutsey mangled names for things I don't happen to
like. Windows is a Microsoft trademark. I don't like Microsoft much,
but they're a fact of life. They chose the name, and I'll use it.
I found a thread about coolview, do you think this would resolve the
I think you should live within the limits of the system you're using.
Bucking this is likely only to cause you grief, since it's pretty
Others will have different opinions.
I don't know what CoolView is, at least not in a context that refers to
how alphabetic case for file names is handled.
--- Randall R Schulz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Welcome to Windows.
> For all practical purposes, Windows file systems record alphabetic case
> when files and directories are created, but do not distinguish alphabetic
> case when matching a name with an existing file system entry.
> Randall Schulz
> At 14:55 2003-05-14, Frank wrote:
> >I'm having trouble with cygwin seeing the difference between
> >"config" which is a directory and "Config" which is a file.
> >anyone know how I can get around this. The problem arises
> >when I use cvs to check a source tree out of it's repository
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