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Re: case sensitivity and filenames
Lester Ingber wrote:
> Thanks for your detailed explanation.
> You state:
>> (FYI, the Win32 API will allow the
>> creation of 2 *files* in the same directory with the same name that
>> only by case on *NTFS* partitions).
> However, I am working on an NTFS partition
> In my /etc/profile I have
> export CYGWIN="check_case:strict"
> I cannot create two files that differ only in case?
> 12:13:04 @lester:~% touch tp
> 12:13:08 @lester:~% touch Tp
> touch: creating `Tp': No such file or directory
> 12:13:11 @lester:~% ls
The API will allow it. That doesn't mean the tools will. In fact, the API
requires special flags to be passed. It is also rather deficient in ways to
manipulate such files.
Even if you were to create such files, they are cause problems with common
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