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SubjectRe: Msdos name alias patch for 2.1.48 ; Macintosh HFS
On Fri, 8 Aug 1997, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:

> On Thursday 7 August 97, at 16 h 16, the keyboard of Linus Torvalds
> <torvalds@transmeta.com> wrote:
>
> > What sort of case-insensitivity do various filesystems currently support?
> > Are we talking A-Z only, Latin1, or what? I guess we don't really need to
> > worry about what could theoretically be the worst case, but what MS-DOS,
> > NT, OS/2 etc actually do right now..
>
> On Macintosh's HFS (remember there is a very good HFS module for Linux,
> atltough it is not yet distributed with the kernel), there is apparently
> no translation at all, at least not in the Finder (as someone recalled,
> MS-DOS != COMMAND.COM). "carr
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