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Re: Yet another Case-Insensitive File System Problem

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2003-07-31 13:00:53 CEST

Michael Wood wrote:
> Well I don't know about OS/2's filesystem(s) (hpfs?) but I believe it's
> possible to switch NTFS into case-sensitive mode. Unfortunately, I
> don't know how to do this or what problems it may cause. Would this
> help? :)

Note the last paragraph here:


so it appears that it is possible to turn it on, but you cannot use it!

And even if you somehow used exclusively the POSIX interface, see this link:


Yes, that's right! The only way to recover from this is the backup the drive
sans the offending files, reformat and reinstall!

Apparently, this is what M$loth considers POSIX compatibility!


John Peacock
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