[tex-live] filename clash (upper/lower case)

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Mon Jan 15 09:29:51 CET 2007

On 15 Jan 2007, at 7:03 am, Frank Küster wrote:

> OS X has a case-sensitive filesystem by default, I'm not
> sure whether you can switch it off or what Mac OS 9 does.

No, HFS+ is case-insensitive (but case-preserving). There's a variant  
(HFSX) that has a case-sensitive option available, but I'd guess the  
proportion of users running it is tiny. Likewise, UFS is available  
but rarely used.

(See http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1150.html for all the  


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