Re: [dev] [libixp] Fix build on case insensitive FS

From: Uriel <>
Date: Mon, 7 Sep 2009 01:32:22 +0200

On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 8:32 PM, Kris Maglione<> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 05:38:22PM +0900, KIMURA Masaru wrote:
>> Subject said it all.
> Thanks, this should be fixed. But I don't think the case insensitive FS is
> the issue.

Case insensitive FSs are not 'an issue', they are a disease and anyone
found using such a FS should be exterminated on the spot to keep the
disease from spreading.


> I've been assured that wmii and libixp build fine on
> Darwin/OS-X's case-insensitive HFS. The problem with CIFS, I think, is
> mandatory file locking, which among other things forbids unlinking a file
> which is already opened. Normally, you can unlink the .o file and write a .O
> file in its place, but if the loader still has the .o file of the same name
> open, that won't work on CIFS.
> --
> Kris Maglione
> I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is
> indispensable.
>        --Dwight Eisenhower
Received on Sun Sep 06 2009 - 23:32:22 UTC

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