Subject: Re: Problem with filename case conversion in packages...
To: Richard Rauch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dieter Baron <email@example.com>
Date: 08/13/2005 22:31:12
In article <20050813194934.GA10098@olib.org> Richard wrote:
: > It's quite appropriate for the default unzip args to remove CRs and
: > case-fold names. This is because a vast quantity of zipped sourcefiles are
: Yes, but then shouldn't other work against the same archive also
: case-fold names? In particular, while extraction does case-fold
: the names, patching seems to go back to the archive and not
I don't know how you got that impression, but it's wrong. Patching
is done against the extracted files, not against the archive. So if
the files are extracted with case-folded names, the patches use those
case-folded names, too.
: I.e., shouldn't pkgsrc be consistent about this?
It should and it is.