[Samba] Re: Cannot change case of existing file names

Mac mac at nibsc.ac.uk
Wed Feb 7 11:11:40 GMT 2007

>Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 12:15:49 -0600
>From: Jordan Russell <jr-list-2007 at quo.to>
>To: Michael Gasch <gasch at eva.mpg.de>
>Note that I am able to create new files with all-lowercase letters. I
>just can't rename an existing "FILE.txt" to "file.txt".

>From what client?

MS Windows doesn't distinguish between those two names, so it won't let
you perform the re-name as it thinks you're not changing the name.

You can do it in Windows as a two-step process:-

	Rename FILE.txt  to  anything.txt

	Rename anything.txt  to  file.txt

Oh the joys of Windows.....

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