file name letters

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Wed Sep 5 09:30:57 EDT 2007


> Ouch, the well-known case-preserving but case-ignoring default behaviour
> of MacOS X's file system bites someone again.
> In short: Mac OS X's filesystem ignores case when opening a file, but
> preserves
> case when creating.

FWIW, Windows has exactly the same behaviour. Technically you can
change to case sensitive at format time, but I've never actually seen
anyone running in this mode.



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