insensitive case problem in latest cygwin
Tue Feb 15 10:54:00 GMT 2005
On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Mark Paulus wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 13:45:04 -0500 (EST), Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Mon, 14 Feb 2005, Jason Taylor wrote:
> >> windows xp
> >> The current version of cygwin seems to ignore case in the filesystem.
> >> if you open a cygwin bash shell and type
> >> touch AAA
> >> mv AAA aaa
> >> it says that 'AAA' and 'aaa' are the same filename and doesn't change
> >> the filename.
> >That's the behavior I've gotten for as long as I can remember,
> My understanding of Windows implementation of Filesystems
> is that they MIGHT preserve case, but they are not Case
> sensitive. Which is apparently what lead to the whole thing
> about creating managed filesystems, which not only preserve
> case, but are also Case Sensitive (as opposed to case
> sensitive). I would be really shocked if your mv AAA aaa worked
> on an unmanaged filesystem, and if it did, could you verify what
> kind of filesystem you are working on?
I hope you're asking the original poster, as I've never claimed that "mv
AAA aaa" worked for me (quite the opposite, in fact).
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