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Re: Case inSensitivity File system for Linux



Sandor W. Sklar wrote:
> 
> On Apr 9, 2008, at 6:15 PM, mark wrote:
>> Jai Rangi wrote:
>>>
>>> I am new to the list and not sure if this is the right place to ask this
>>> question. Also I already have done some googling without much success,
>>>
>>> I need a file system in Linux which is not case sensitive. I tried JFS,
>>> but it keeps crashing, so looking for something more stable.
>>>
>>> Idea is that ABC.txt should be same as abc.txt ad AbC.txt.
>>>
>>> Does anyone know something reliable case insensitive file system that
>>> can be deployed at the enterprise level?
>>
>> Sorry, but all Unix is, by definition (AFAIK) case sensitive. Maybe
>> there's some odd shell that would work for you, but I don't know of it.
>>
>> <satire>
>> I've got it, someone could write a WinDoze shell for Unix!
>> </satire>
> 
> Wel, this is not the solution to the original poster's problem (and is
> probably off-topic for the list), but your definition is wrong.  The
> default HFS+ filesystem in Mac OS X, which has (arguably) sold more
> copies of a Unix-based operating system then any other in the history of
> Unix, is not case-sensitive:

I don't know that it's sold more. Unix *has* been around since 1970, and well
over half the Web runs on it....

	mark


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