Subject: Re: Problem with filename case conversion in packages...
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Richard Rauch <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/13/2005 19:47:58
On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 05:09:36PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2005, Richard Rauch 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
> > case-fold.
> Hm, no, patching happens against the files you have sitting on your
> filesystem.  The "patch" phase of pkgsrc happens after "extract".  Once
> extracted, the distfile is never consulted again for the build.

That is what I expected, which is why I thought I was seeing a bug.

> I'd like to see an example that demonstrates what you're seeing.

I'll see if I can reproduce it for you.  I'll post if I can't, or
email you a .tar.bz2 if I can.  Remind me if I don't get back to
you by Wednesday.

  "I probably don't know what I'm talking about."