[Python-Dev] os.path.normcase rationale?
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Sep 25 00:10:48 CEST 2010
Paul Moore wrote:
> I dug into this once, and as far as I could tell, it's possible to get
> the information on Windows, but there's no way on Linux to "ask the
Maybe we could use a heuristic such as:
1) Search the directory for an exact match to the name given,
return it if found.
2) Look for a match ignoring case. If one is found, test it to
see if it refers to the same file as the given path, and if so
3) Otherwise, raise an exception.
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