Subject: Re: RT-11 filesystem.
To: Paul A Vixie <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-vax
Date: 02/20/2000 23:15:13
On Sun, 20 Feb 2000 22:32:23 -0800 
 Paul A Vixie <> wrote:

 > > > bakfull# ls /mnt
 > > > A.OUT   NYTID.C
 > > 
 > >   From this can I assume that the RT-11 FS only does one case of letters?
 > > If that's true then I wonder if it's better to hard-wire it to lower case.
 > > It would make typing easier...
 > At a minimum, yes.  RAD50 encoding only has one set of 26 letters and those
 > are normally printed as upper case but on such systems, file names are not
 > case-significant.  The ideal for an RT11 vfs layer would be case insensitivity.

right, I'd suspect it'd be handled like msdosfs... case-insensitive
lookup, but print all uppercase (except for when long file names are
enabled :-)

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>