Filename case-insensitivity on OS X

Dan Sommers me at
Tue Jan 3 11:53:05 EST 2006

On Tue, 03 Jan 2006 15:21:19 GMT,
Doug Schwarz <see at> wrote:

> Strictly speaking, it's not OS X, but the HFS file system that is case
> insensitive.  You can use other file systems, such as "UNIX File
> System".  Use Disk Utility to create a disk image and then erase it
> (again, using Disk Utility) and put UFS on it.  You'll find that
> "touch foo FOO" will create two files.

You may also find some native Mac OS X applications failing in strange


Dan Sommers

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