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Re: case sensitivity and filenames
- From: Frank <frannk_m1 at yahoo dot com>
- To: lhall at rfk dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 May 2003 16:20:51 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: case sensitivity and filenames
Ok, you convinced me. It's time to put my good ole trusty 6.2
red hat linux box back online...
--- "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc.)" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > At 15:19 2003-05-14, Frank wrote:
> >> I found a thread about coolview, do you think this would
> resolve the
> >> problem...
> > 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 deeply
> > ingrained.
> > 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.
> Coolview is a patched version of an ancient Cygwin DLL (circa
> that Sergey Okhapkin kept for a while. It had some limited
> for creating and using file names in a case-sensitive manner.
> It's old
> enough to be irrelevant to all but the staunchest of diehards.
> interested in the tradeoffsof case-sensitive tools may find
> it interesting
> to review the email archives on this subject. But Randall is
> quite right.
> You won't get anything here without some pain and suffering.
> Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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