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From "Brian Havard" <bri...@kheldar.apana.org.au>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/modules/standard mod_autoindex.c
Date Sat, 20 Jun 1998 06:33:12 GMT
On Fri, 19 Jun 1998 23:32:29 -0400, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

>Brian Havard wrote:
>> 
>> OS/2 is also case insensitive (generally, it's actually a property of
>> the file system not the OS). Perhaps we need a #define that indicates
>> case insensitivity ...
>
>Well, as far as it being associated with the FS..  if we could
>reliably tell the FS, we wouldn't have all these problems with
>NFS.  So I guess we get to stick with labeling it at the OS
>level.

Ok, I've no problem with that. Case sensitive file systems are rarely used in
OS/2.



>So, on OS/2, you can have only one "readme.html" file in a
>directory, regardless of case?  

Yup.



>Then could you test with 1.3.0
>what happens if the file's case doesn't exactly match that
>in the IndexIgnore directive?  I'm guessing that non-matches
>will get listed, and only exact matches will be concealed.

You'd be right. Just tested with current 1.3.1-dev.



>So conf.h can have a line such as this added to the WIN32 and
>OS2 sections:
>
>#define CASE_BLIND_FILESYSTEM
>
>if this is the case.

Ok. Are any other systems case insensitive? I know unix systems are all case
sensitive but how about the other non-unix systems. EG BeOS?

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