Subject: Re: Case-insensitive filesystems
To: Alistair Crooks <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
Date: 02/04/2002 12:59:41
On Thu, 17 Jan 2002, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> 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+.
Catching up on old mail..
One problem is that most folks will have the main system on hfs+. Among
other things, significant parts of MacOS X won't work on UFS - they use
names that won't work without the case-preservig-but-ignoring feature.