[clug] case-insensitive file system

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Wed Jun 16 01:15:13 GMT 2004

On 16 Jun 2004, Kim Holburn <kim.holburn at anu.edu.au> wrote:

> We have a number of CDs from conferences we want to look at on our 
> intranet.  They seem to have been built using windows.  When we copy 
> them onto a linux fs we get lots of broken links because of case issues 
> and 8.3 vs. long filename issues.  Some of the broken links are inside 
> pdfs.  It is definitely not simple to fix the links.

Maybe you could write a little script to make hardlinks for all the
different names that map to a single file.

Another option would be to copy the CD images and then loopback mount
them.  Then everything will go through the iso9660 filesystem, which
ought to get the filenames right.


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