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From: Shaddy Baddah <>
Subject: Re: managed mounts. hindsight sadness at their departure
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2010 05:02:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On 5/03/2010 4:33 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> Request case sensitivity from windows, and you have that feature back.

How embarrassing. I recalled fleetingly seeing something on case
sensitivity in the 1.7 user manual, and checked back. But only the
CYGWIN variable section. Seeing that it was restricted to globbing
behaviour, I missed

>> 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

Many thanks for pointing it out. I was completely unaware that Windows
was capable of case sensitive file naming. I must admit that my
entrenched views of Windows capabilities in this area make me a little
bit apprehensive of possible side-effects to turning this on. In your
experience, are there any?

Of course, I will still try it anyway.


  reply	other threads:[~2010-03-05  5:02 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
2010-03-05  5:02   ` Shaddy Baddah [this message]
2010-03-05  9:36     ` Corinna Vinschen
2010-03-08 13:29       ` Shaddy Baddah

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