[Samba] Re: Cannot change case of existing file names
Gerald (Jerry) Carter
jerry at samba.org
Wed Feb 7 18:32:30 GMT 2007
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Jordan Russell wrote:
> Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
>> 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.
> Erm, why would it be a "fluke"? You can do this on
> local filesystems (as far back as Windows 95, at least), and
> you can do this on shares exposed by Windows servers.
> Only when talking to a (recent) Samba server does it
> fail to rename the file.
File a bug please. Although in ge grand scheme of things
this would be low priority to me. Maybe Jeremy feels differently.
He lives in the file serving code more than I do.
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