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Re: New Cygwin 1.7.0-18 in release-2

On Jul 31 01:56, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> | - Creating filenames with special DOS characters '"', '*', ':', '<',
> |   '>', '|' is supported.
> |
> | - Creating files with special DOS device filename components ("aux",
> |   "nul", "prn") is supported.
> |
> | - File name are case sensitive if the OS and the underlying file system
> |   supports it.  Works on NTFS and NFS.  Does not work on FAT and Samba
> |   shares.  Requires to change a registry key (see the user's guide).
> |   Can be switched off on a per-mount base.
> But does/will setup.exe know what to do with a package containing such
> filenames?

setup is a Win32 application.  It won't know about this.  Thou shalt
not create packages which rely on case-sensitivity as part of the
net distro.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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