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

Paul Moore p.f.moore at gmail.com
Sun Sep 26 10:01:32 CEST 2010

On 25 September 2010 23:57, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> 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.

There's another call available. I've been too lazy to go and look it
up, but I'll do so sometime today.

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