Subject: Re: pkgsrc on case-insensitive filesystem
To: OBATA Akio <email@example.com>
From: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/11/2006 11:24:31
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On Mon, Sep 11, 2006 at 06:20:24PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 10:58:49 +0200, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > The directory that holds pkgsrc must be case sensitive. Otherwise you
> > cannot even do a checkout of the tree. The directory used for
> > installation of packages may be case insensitive, although some
> > packages might fail to work properly.
> Do you say that CVS does not work with case-insensitive filesystem?
> If so, get tarball and extract it, works fine?
The tarball might work because there's no name collision in it.
However, a cvs checkout will, e.g., create both 'CVS' and 'cvs' in the
devel category; the former is for cvs's use, the latter is the cvs
package itself. A number of packages will have similar issues.
Quentin Garnier - email@example.com - cube@NetBSD.org
"You could have made it, spitting out benchmarks
Owe it to yourself not to fail"
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