Case sensitive filenames for non-NTFS filesystems
Sun Aug 4 02:43:00 GMT 2013
Shaddy Baddah wrote:
> This is the output for L: drive, which is not a physical but logical
> volume formatted EXFAT. Hopefully it doesn't alter the
> characteristics/attributes. With a bit of extra effort, I could try with
> a physical device (format a spare USB stick EXFAT through Windows):
> $ /usr/lib/csih/getVolInfo.exe /cygdrive/l
> Flags : 6
> FILE_CASE_SENSITIVE_SEARCH : FALSE
> FILE_CASE_PRESERVED_NAMES : TRUE
> FILE_UNICODE_ON_DISK : TRUE
> But I have to admit that the "con" of losing case-preservation is a
> weighty one. I have discussed in the (very distant) past having issues
> with operating on Linux kernel source.
??? Linux preserves and is sensitive to case by default.
According to the above, EXFAT does not have a "con" of losing
case-preservation. It *is* case-insensitive just like NTFS.
Perhaps you are creating files on linux on ex-fat and you have
the linux driver setup to be case sensitive?
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