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Re: case insensitive file systems

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: case insensitive file systems
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2007 16:14:49 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.16 (2007-06-11)

On Sat, Nov 17, 2007 at 08:36:59AM +0300, Michail Vidiassov wrote:
> Dear Thomas,
> Apple has a patch to deal with case-insensitivity of their default fs at
> http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/Current/ncurses-21/patches/hex.diff
> Is there such problem in Windows environment?

In cygwin, yes...

> May be that patch can be incorporated into ncurses (as a compile-time 
> option)?

yes, I can do that.

(though it occurs to me that hashed-db should work even better on Mac OS X)

> After all, Apple seems to be the major distributor of ncurses now :)
> Hey, 2 million installations during just a weekend!
> http://www.macnn.com/articles/07/10/30/leopard.2.million.sold/
>    Sincerely, Michail

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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