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

Frank Küster frank at kuesterei.ch
Mon Jan 15 10:27:07 CET 2007

Jonathan Kew <jonathan_kew at sil.org> wrote:

> 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.

Hm, just before posting I created a directory "Kochen" in my wife's
MacBook's home folder, where there is already "kochen", and it didn't
have a problem with that.  But maybe I'm just confused...

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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