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RE: Renaming YELLER'S directories to something less aloud (Was: case sensitivity and filenames)
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen \(garbage mail\)" <garbage_collector at telia dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 16 May 2003 14:24:42 +0200
- Subject: RE: Renaming YELLER'S directories to something less aloud (Was: case sensitivity and filenames)
> From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc.) [mailto:email@example.com]
> > set CYGWIN="tty notitle glob check_case:strict"
> > $ echo $CYGWIN
> > tty notitle glob
> > Ehhh? Where did the remainder go? Should it be like that?
> > (Tried with and without double quotes, rebooting inbetween
> > to make sure that cygwin.dll was REALLY flushed)
> Works fine for me. Maybe you reset CYGWIN in an rc file?
$ cd ; pwd ; whoami ; ls -A; grep -i CYGWIN *
.Xauthority .bash_history .mc/ .rm_bc_paths .vimrc bx/ rexx/
.Xdefaults .bash_logout .ncftp/ .ssh/ Projects/ md5/
.adtrc .inputrc .profile .viminfo bin/ pfree@ sed/
> > It is late - am I tired or just outta luck?
> Too tired it seems. Remember, you're using a case-insensitive OS.
> 'AAA' and 'aaa' are the same.
=-) I'm aware of that, renaming files with just case differences works fine
"outside of" cygwin. I'm an Amiga "oldtimer" (1985++) where the situation is
> If you want to change by case only,
> you'll need to move the directory (or file) to a different name and
> then move it to the desired, target name.
Well, that currently seems to be the only option... IMO the first simple
mv FILE File
should be have worked.
May I guess that this is related to the problems with stat() ?
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, Mariefred, Sweden
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