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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-09 16:31:41

K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
> On Jul 9, 2007, at 1:39 PM, Sohail Somani wrote:
>> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'd like to add a new cpp file type, C, to types/cpp.jam. Any
>>> objection if I commit this to the HEAD?
>>> -- Noel Belcourt
>> What happens on case-insensitive file systems?
> Fair question.
> I know one flavor of the Mac OS is case-insensitive, case-preserving
> so I'm guessing this wouldn't be a problem there. But to be honest,
> I have no idea how many / which other OS's are still case-insensitive.

Well I think even if the FS is case-preserving it would present a
problem. Since it would be likely that any file query ops it does would
be indeterminate. But any internal file name matching would be

Oh, how I wish we didn't have to deal with this... Perhaps we can come
up with a set of tests to tell us if we would have problems.

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