Subject: Re: pkgsrc on case-insensitive filesystem?
To: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
From: Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/09/2005 06:38:27
-On [20050809 01:03], Julio M. Merino Vidal ( wrote:
>I don't see why cvs doesn't provide (at least the last time I looked
>at it) an option to change the name of its control directories.
>Couldn't we come up with a patch to do that for the affected systems?
>(No, not volunteering now...)

I am sure there will be tarballs of pkgs that will run into the case
insensitivity of the file system.

You need to set the modus operandi for pkgsrc and in this case I think case
sensitivity is wholly justified as a requirement.

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven <asmodai(at)> / asmodai / kita no mono
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