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From "Conor MacNeill" <co...@cortexebusiness.com.au>
Subject RE: [Bug 368] Changed - Case sensivity BugRat Report#656
Date Fri, 02 Feb 2001 00:37:58 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nico Seessle [mailto:Nico.Seessle@epost.de]
> Sent: Friday, 2 February 2001 11:16
> To: ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Bug 368] Changed - Case sensivity BugRat Report#656
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Conor MacNeill" <conor@cortexebusiness.com.au>
> To: <ant-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> Sent: Friday, February 02, 2001 12:23 AM
> Subject: RE: [Bug 368] Changed - Case sensivity BugRat Report#656
>
>
> > The only way may be to assume that all file systems are case
> sensitive and
> > then populate a set of exceptions according to operating system. Pretty
> > platform dependent, of course.
>
> And what happens if someone mounts a NFS-volume on Windows ? :-)

I think windows would still be case insensitive. Not sure though. That is
the case with a Samba share.

>
>
> Maybe it can simply be handled by using apply, since it is no problem on
> Windows to have all files lowercase one could for example apply an "move
> srcFile tolower(srcFile)" to the files.
>

Not sure what you mean here. I don't think we should be messing with the
users files.

> Adding (just another) attribute to (to work around windows) would
> be also a
> solution. Next question: *Where* do we add it then? It's not
> specific to any
> task, so it must be a "magic" (global) property for ant?

Blech.

I was think in fileset, perhaps patternset

Conor



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