VFAT is case insensitive?!

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sat Sep 17 00:14:56 BST 2005


Alvin Thompson wrote:

> On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 17:54 -0300, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> I would have said that too.  However, when mounted with a UTF-8 character
>> set it produces a warning that this will _make_ it case sensitive, so I
>> guess it can be done (but shouldn't).
> 
> cool, how do i mount with UTF-8? i would rather it be case sensitive.
> 
Beats me - look through the last week or so of posts here, someone asked
this question (well, I _think_ it was this group).

However, I think it's a very bad idea.  vfat is NOT case-sensitive.  It's a
_warning_ for heaven's sake.  Things are probably likely to break.
-- 
derek





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