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Re: [bug #20784] mv should be able to change filename case on case-insen
Re: [bug #20784] mv should be able to change filename case on case-insensitive file systems
Tue, 14 Aug 2007 13:49:51 -0400
> On Cygwin using non-managed mounts (and presumably other operating systems
> when using a case-insensitive file system), it's not possible to use Coreutils
> mv to change the case of a filename; mv reports that they are the same file.
This is a nasty bug, and definitely should be fixed. Note that it has to do
the behavior of the file system, not the OS as such, and any file system might
be mounted in any OS these days.
(The workaround is "mv Foo gibblebobble; mv gibblebobble foo".)
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