Lower case/upper case problems

Joel Hammer Joel at HammersHome.com
Thu Oct 11 19:33:03 GMT 2001

I don't see this problem. I use all the defaults on case in my smb.conf
file. That is to say, I don't make any reference to cases in my smb.conf
Here is what I see with testparms:
        default case = lower
        case sensitive = No
        preserve case = Yes
        short preserve case = Yes
        mangle case = No        
On Thu, Oct 11, 2001 at 02:16:53PM -0700, Ayson, Alison {Info~Palo Alto} wrote:
> Ok..this seems like it shouldn't be that hard to figure out but I'm confused
> anyway.
> How can I make sure that whatever case a file is created with is what's
> shown in NT explorer?
> Let me explain:
> If I create a file in all uppercase on my unix file system (which is also a
> samba share) it shows up as a mixed case file within NT explorer, with only
> first letter capitalized.   (Normally I would never create an all uppercase
> file on a unix file system anyway...but it's not my application that's
> wanting to use all uppercase. Don't ask...).
> So I create the file "TEST.TXT" on Unix.  On Unix I execute an "ls" command
> to verify that this file was created with all uppercase letters.  I then go
> to NT explorer and browse this file.  It shows up as "Test.txt".  However if
> I create an all uppercase file on this share from NT Explorer (using
> "File-->New-->Text File"), it remains all upper case both on NT explorer and
> on unix.
> I know this must have something to do with "preserve case" or "mangeled
> case" or "short perserve case"  or "WHATEVER case".  But for the life of me
> I can't figure out which option controls this.
> Please help!  Thanks.....
>   -- Alison Ayson
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