[Samba] FW: file names between unix and windows

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Fri May 28 18:32:11 GMT 2004

On Thu, May 27, 2004 at 08:14:48PM -0400, Wayne R. Prior wrote:
> I've searched, but can't find any information
> concerning unix and windows file naming conventions.
> We want to use SAMBA, but are concerned about
> our users being able to> work with files
> named Boy, BOY, bOY, etc...
> Please provide some direction to the most
> current info available for> Samba 3.0.4.

Samba presents a case-insensitive view of the case-sensitive
UNIX filesystem.

So Windows users can open the unix file "boy" as Boy, BOY, bOY, etc...


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