Re: 1.3.62 and fat/msdos/vfat observations
Albert Cahalan (email@example.com)
Thu, 15 Feb 1996 15:50:19 -0500 (EST)
>>> I believe a case sensitivity issue would arise, so you'd still need=
>>> mangling (whenever someone is weird enough to have two files of the=
>>> name with different case in the same directory.. Ok maybe a .c and =
> a .C=20
>>> file, I can't see what else..)
>> I've heard from someone (please correct me if I'm wrong!) that=20
>> the POSIX specifications require both "makefile" and "Makefile"=20
>> to be able to coexist in the same directory.
> POSIX.1 requires that all characters except '\0' and '/' are valid in
> filenames and distinct.
So then is is an almost-POSIX filesystem. Since the Win95 filname
restrictions are reasonable, it is best to just use them as is.
People who need a true POSIX filesystem can use ext2 instead.
> PGP public key available - finger firstname.lastname@example.org
> "The earth is but one country, and mankind its citizens." -- Bah=E1'u=
Lovely QP text, complete with =20 on most lines!
I'm _not_ fixing it for you anymore.