managed mounts. hindsight sadness at their departure
Fri Mar 5 04:33:00 GMT 2010
According to Shaddy Baddah on 3/4/2010 8:58 PM:
> - File names 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).
> But now in hindsight, one feature of the managed mounts that I counted
> as not significant enough to keep it included, seems to me to have a
> kind of valid use case. That is allowing multiple files of the same name
> differing only in case.
Request case sensitivity from windows, and you have that feature back.
> Not that I'd assert that this is reason enough to have kept the managed
> mounts, it is just an unfortunate limitation that 1.7 now has over 1.5.
No, it is not a limitation, provided you follow the instructions.
$ touch a A
$ ls ?
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