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From: Eric Blake <>
Subject: Re: managed mounts. hindsight sadness at their departure
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 04:33:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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According to Shaddy Baddah on 3/4/2010 8:58 PM:
> <snip>
> - File names are case sensitive if the OS and the underlying file system
>   supports it.  Works on NTFS and NFS.  Does not work on FAT and Samba
>   shares.  Requires to change a registry key (see the user's guide).
> But now in hindsight, one feature of the managed mounts that I counted
> as not significant enough to keep it included, seems to me to have a
> kind of valid use case. That is allowing multiple files of the same name
> differing only in case.

Request case sensitivity from windows, and you have that feature back.

> Not that I'd assert that this is reason enough to have kept the managed
> mounts, it is just an unfortunate limitation that 1.7 now has over 1.5.

No, it is not a limitation, provided you follow the instructions.

$ touch a A
$ ls ?
A  a

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  reply	other threads:[~2010-03-05  4:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2010-03-05  3:59 Shaddy Baddah
2010-03-05  4:33 ` Eric Blake [this message]
2010-03-05  5:02   ` Shaddy Baddah
2010-03-05  9:36     ` Corinna Vinschen
2010-03-08 13:29       ` Shaddy Baddah

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