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From: Anthony Williams (anthwil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-12 08:35:01

From: William Kempf [mailto:williamkempf_at_[hidden]]
Sent: 12 August 2002 14:05
> >From: Thomas Witt <witt_at_[hidden]>
> >In "File and directory recommendations" the rationale given
> for "Do not
> >assume
> >names are case sensitive." is wrong. I agree that there are case
> >insensitive
> >filesystems (FAT32 IIRC) but not all Windows fs are case
> insensitive. NTFS
> >for instance is in fact case sensitive, Windows just tries
> to hide this.
> Not precisely true. NTFS isn't case sensitive, but case
> preserving. You
> can't create to files, one named Foo and the other foo, in the same
> directory.

IIRC, you can if you use the POSIX subsystem.


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