[clug] case-insensitive file system

Steven Hanley sjh at svana.org
Wed Jun 16 01:37:09 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 11:12:23AM +1000, Michael James wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jun 2004 09:53 am, Kim Holburn wrote:
> > Hi,
> > For a particular use I need a case-insensitive file system.  Short of 
> > using samba and doing a remount, does anyone know of a way of doing 
> > this under linux.  Is there an ext2/3 option to do this?  is there an 
> > fs that can do this?
> During a talk at CLUG by Tridge, somebody mentioned (could have been Tridge)
>  that hacking the filesystem driver to make unix case-insensitive
>  was a small exercise they set computing students.
> Crib sombody's Computing 2 code off the net...

Yeah I was in Tridge's kernel hacking class the year he taght that, that
was indeed an assignment, and it really is only a few changes made to the
code to make it work in kernel space.

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