Google Summer of Code - Case Insensitive Filenames
kai.blin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 02:26:50 CDT 2008
On Tuesday 25 March 2008 01:45:11 Cesar Izurieta wrote:
> > Perhaps this shouldn't be an extra tool but more like a setting what to
> > do in a case like that.
> That sounds good. Maybe doing something like what windows does to long
> file names when looking those files in a console, for example
> "C:\Program Files" gets converted to "C:\Progra~1", we could apply the
> same logic, have the first file "A.txt" and the second "a~1.txt". What
> do you think?
Well, that's probably an option. But I wouldn't even mind a mode that simply
deletes one of A.txt or a.txt on mounting. If we start using a file system
like that for ~/.wine/drive_c and people want to screw around in that
directory manually, we can expect them to know what they're doing.
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Will code for cotton.
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