xfs getting case-insensitive filesystem support...
dmitry at codeweavers.com
Thu Apr 24 01:05:51 CDT 2008
"Joerg Mayer" <jmayer at loplof.de> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 08:39:40PM -0700, Dan Kegel wrote:
>> Hrm. This is interesting:
>> I wonder if Wine could run faster if it could delegate
>> the case-insensitvity to the filesystem...
> Would be nice indeed, but I don't think it will come: Linus shot down
> similar patches in the past because to_lower may be easy to implement
> for ascii, but once you want to implement it for all charsets supported
> by the files system it gets very messy.
Sure, it's messy until the filesystem is unicode internally, and uses
something more reasonable instead of a multibyte UTF-8.
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