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RE: Control auto-uppercasing of environment variables

No, I haven't done that.  If anybody knows of any specific tests that I need to try on a Win9X box, I'll do that.  Otherwise I'll just check general shell (bash) and some utility functionality.

Ernie Coskrey

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall []
> Sent: Friday, January 14, 2005 11:31 PM
> To: Ernie Coskrey;
> Subject: RE: Control auto-uppercasing of environment variables
> At 03:28 PM 1/14/2005, you wrote:
> >Well, I suppose there are some similarities between what the 
> uppercase_env and check_case options are used for, but 
> check_case is specifically targeted at handling case 
> sensitivity with regard to filenames, not environment 
> variables.  The subvalues of check_case are specified as 
> "levels" (relaxed, adjust, and strict), so I don't think 
> there's a clean way to use this unless we completely changed 
> the meaning of what check_case is intended to do.
> >
> >You'd also have to be able to combine subvalues - for 
> example, some users might want strict file checking and no 
> environment variable uppercasing, others might want relaxed 
> file checking and uppercasing of environment variables.  A 
> separate CYGWIN option seems cleaner.
> I agree.  
> I only glanced quickly at your patch but the new behavior 
> doesn't distinguish
> between 9x and NT platforms.  As I recall, and I may be 
> mistaken, 9x needed
> the environment upper-cased to work.  Did you try your patch on a 9x 
> platform?
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