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Re: Case sensitivity

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 04:08:09PM +0200, Edgar Fu? wrote:
> > However, I think that a package that needs a case-sensitive *target*
> > filesystem still needs it. E.g. case-sensitive HFS or UFS on MacOS,
> > etc.
> More precisely, the package in question needs a case-sensitive fs
> for both work directory and target.
> The question is whether it makes sense to mark such packages as
> unsuitable for building/installation on case insensitive file
> systems.  Certainly, it would save people the wasted time for a
> build that failes in the end.


The approach we've taken in the past has been the radical one of
fixing the package so it doesn't need case-sensitivity.  I admit it's
not simple to find out which packages need this.


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