Some considerations about the Wine FUSE project for GSoC

Kai Blin kai.blin at
Wed Apr 2 03:11:11 CDT 2008

On Monday 31 March 2008 16:08:00 Kai Blin wrote:
> On Monday 31 March 2008 15:30:17 Marc Andre Tanner wrote:
> > First, I haven't yet applied for the project mainly because i will
> > probably not be able to work full time on a GSoC project due to real
> > life issues (part time job, family related things etc). On the other
> > hand I doubt that it will require ~3 months to implement, I have done
> > my prototype over more or less a weekend.
> That's why there's more than one FUSE file systems on the list ;)
> > I miss the technical discussion on how the problem should be solved. I
> > think the idea of keeping the original filename in an extended attribute
> > and storing everything in lower case is a pretty good one. Andrew
> > Tridgell also listed it on one of his slides from  WineConf05 [1].
> The tricky part is convincing Alexandre Julliard, as always when working on
> Wine.
> > I
> > prototyped something and thought this way I would at least get some
> > feedback (after all "Talk is cheap. Show me the code." is common
> > practice in the open source world). But this wasn't really the
> > case, so i am still wondering what should be done differently?
> Whoops, I didn't see that url. Sorry, but things were a bit busy recently.
> I'll give that a whirl later today.

I'm seeing some funny behaviour in a directory containing the files foo.txt, 
Foo.txt and bAr.tXt

After mounting, I can only see a "foo.txt" in the directory, containing the 
Foo.txt contents.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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