Subject: Re: Case-insensitive filesystems
To: Keith W.Shaw <>
From: Alistair Crooks <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/17/2002 10:48:03

Judging by Amitai's, yymano's experiences and yours, I think we
should be specifying UFS for both pkgsrc and build trees (if
different) - there are a number of things that could otherwise come
back and bite us in the bottom on HFS+.


On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 08:24:13PM -0800, Keith W.Shaw wrote:
> i had this problem too, but i got around it by just creating a disk 
> image and formated it with UFS.  i keep all my pkg stuff on that 
> partition to avoid any further case-sensitivity issues.
> 	keith.
> On Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at 08:06 PM, Amitai Schlair wrote:
> > Looks like devel/CVS (metadata) got extracted first, and then devel/cvs 
> > (package) got extracted into the same directory because it seemed like 
> > the right name. Ha ha, we're in wacky HFS+ Land!