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From "Nico Seessle" <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Allow FileSet's to ignore the case of paths/files (Bug #368)
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2001 00:48:01 GMT
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From: "Conor MacNeill" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, February 06, 2001 1:24 AM
Subject: RE: [PATCH] Allow FileSet's to ignore the case of paths/files (Bug

> Douglas,
> Can you confirm something for me? If the file system is case sensitive and
> has a file, say HELLO.txt and I type on a command line
> type hello.TXT

I can not confirm this, but from my little NT-Knowledge I would bet it will
type it. You will still get a problem if you use a file-system which allows
you to have a file "Hello.txt" *and* "hello.txt" in one directory (and yes,
this is possible even with plain NTFS if you use POSIX-functions provided by
MS). On the NTFS-filesystem I tried this on NT typed *one* of the files
*twice* :-)

I think it would be better to let the user decide what to do in a specific

And look at this:


D:\temp>D:\jdk13\bin\javac Hello.JAVA
javac: invalid argument: Hello.JAVA

It doesn't seem to be a good solution to automatically include files like
"*.JAVA" in a javac-task.

Sometimes I *really* hate Windows :-)


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