Subject: Re: Mount option to ignore case
To: None <tech-kern@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/02/2002 16:04:11
[ On Wednesday, April 3, 2002 at 01:41:32 (+1200), Dave Sainty wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Mount option to ignore case
> I struggle to think of any application apart from Samba that would
> appreciate this, or any non-Samba situation where it would be
ME TOO! :-)
> Even if you are running Samba, do you really want to
> present a case-insensitive interface somewhere in your file system to
> your other applications?
I certainly would NEVER ever want to do so.... But that's just IMHO :-)
> Yes it probably would speed up Samba, but if Samba needs to be
> modified to take advantage of it anyway, perhaps there's another
> cleaner way to do it?
I don't see why the applications (eg. Samba, Wine, et al) can't look at
a case-sensitive filesystem through their very own case-insensitive eyes....
Greg A. Woods
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