[Python-Dev] os.path.normcase rationale?

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Sep 26 00:57:47 CEST 2010

Paul Moore wrote:

> Windows has (I believe) user definable filesystems, too, but the OS
> has "get me the real filename" style calls,

Does it really, though? The suggestions I've seen for doing
this involve abusing the short/long filename translation
machinery, and I'm not sure they're guaranteed to return the
actual case rather than something that happens to work.


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