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Re: CaSe insensetive OS not handled well

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2005-08-23 11:25:28 CEST

Marc Haisenko wrote:
> On Monday 22 August 2005 22:09, Christopher Ness wrote:
>>Could the same also be said about Windows? Surely someone must have
>>written a case sensitive file system for Windows.
> Of course, it's called NTFS. You can use it in a case sensitive mode (POSIX
> mode). But since I'm not a Windows user I don't know how to enable or use it.
> All I know is that Explorer show the files correctly, but most tools can't
> distinguish between case differing files.

The POSIX support is there because the US government requires POSIX
support before it will buy an OS. I don't believe it has ever been used.

Martin Tomes
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