managed mounts. hindsight sadness at their departure

Shaddy Baddah helium@shaddybaddah.name
Mon Mar 8 13:29:00 GMT 2010


Hi,

On 5/03/2010 9:35 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar  5 05:02, Shaddy Baddah wrote:
>> On 5/03/2010 4:33 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
>>> Request case sensitivity from windows, and you have that feature back.
>>
>> http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html#pathnames-casesensitive
>> [...]
>> Many thanks for pointing it out. I was completely unaware that Windows
>> was capable of case sensitive file naming. I must admit that my
>> entrenched views of Windows capabilities in this area make me a little
>> bit apprehensive of possible side-effects to turning this on. In your
>> experience, are there any?
>
> I'm using it all the time and have no problems, but, still, Win32
> applications have no idea what to do with 2 files only differing
> by case.  Best you keep directories with such files separate.
>
>> Of course, I will still try it anyway.
>
> That's the spirit!

Of course, this has worked a treat. Thanks again Eric and Corinna and
all the patient cygwin-talk'ers.

Regards,
Shaddy



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