NTFS Case-Sensitive Filenames

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue Jun 26 18:26:00 GMT 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) [ mailto:lhall@rfk.com ]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2001 8:11 AM
> To: Barubary; cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: NTFS Case-Sensitive Filenames
> 
> 
> At 12:12 AM 6/23/2001, Barubary wrote:
> >Is there any particular reason why Cygwin doesn't use NTFS's built-in
> >support for case-sensitive filenames when it exists?
> 
> 
> 
> Yes, Windows tools don't understand them.  See the email archives if 
> you're interested in the details of previous discussions on this 
> subject.  It actually hasn't come up in quite some time (years?)
> 

Actually, it popped up about 3 months back IIRC.

Rob

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