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Re: detecting case-insensitivity

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: detecting case-insensitivity
From: "Vyacheslav Dubeyko" <slava@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 09:01:11 +0400
Cc: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Reply-to: "Vyacheslav Dubeyko" <slava@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Initial message
> Subject: Re: detecting case-insensitivity
> From: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: 09.04.2012 03.30
> On Sat, Apr 07, 2012 at 10:00:29AM -0400, J. Bruce Fields wrote:
> > Is there a generic way to detect whether a given filesystem is
> > case-insensitive?  If not, how should it be done?  (A bit in s_flags?)
> I don't think there is a generic flag for it. We could trivially add
> one, I think, as it is generally a fixed property for the entire
> filesystem....
> Cheers,
> Dave.
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> Dave Chinner
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But why does it need to detect that filesystem case-insensitive or not? In what 
use-case does it need to make such detection?

With the best regards,
Vyacheslav Dubeyko.

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