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SubjectRe: linux on HFS? why not HPFS instead?
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Hi,

Mike Castle wrote:
>
>> Unfortunately, you cannot create a case sensitive HFS file system. HFS is
>> specified to be case preserving. A Macintosh would have a severe case of
>> indigestion if you fed it with a directory in which you have created both
>> "Makefile" and "makefile".
>
>Can a MAC be used as an NFS server? If so, how do the servers do
>name mangling then?
>
I'm not aware of one. Presumably they would encode uppercase letters
somehow, or mangle the names entirely and use a "shadow directory" file.
(That method might be needed anyway, as Mac names may not be longer than 31
characters. I don't know if NFS can live with that limitation.)

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