[Samba] Samba shares are case-sensitive in Windows = bad
maillist at emailacs.com
Mon Jan 14 23:32:43 GMT 2008
> I am a Samba newbie using 3.0.27 and noticed that Samba allows me to
> create directories in Samba shares on Windows that have the same name,
> but different case. For example, "TEST", "tEsT", "test", and "TESt"
> are all permitted directory names in the same path (root directory of
> the Samba share). This seems like a bad thing since Windows itself
> does not allow this with local hard drives.
Linux will allow you to add directories in this way, but not Samba. If
you try to create a directory as stated above using Samba, you will get
an error from the windows OS that tells you that a directory with that
name already exists. What exactly is being done to create the directories?
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