[Samba] Cannot change case of existing file names

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 7 18:31:37 GMT 2007

On Wed, Feb 07, 2007 at 05:12:32AM -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> Jordan Russell wrote:
> > In recent versions of Samba (including 3.0.24), attempting 
> > to rename a file to a new name that differs only in
> > case appears to have no effect:
> If it did ever work, it was a fluke.  Renaming
> files to different case on a caseless filesystem
> (or filesystem protocol) doesn't make much sense.

No, someone did log a bug on this once and I did
fix it :-). The thing to do is test with smbclient
to see if my fix still works - Windows exporer 
canonicalizes the name so you can't use that.


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