os.path.normcase rationale?

Nobody nobody at nowhere.com
Tue Sep 21 14:10:08 CEST 2010


On Tue, 21 Sep 2010 10:12:27 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:

> Another is that filesystems don't have a standard way of determining
> whether they are case-sensitive. The operating system's driver for that
> particular filesystem knows,

I'm not even sure that's true; with a networked filesytem, some parts of
it may be case-sensitive and others case-insensitve (e.g. if you export a
Linux filesystem which includes Windows filesystems mounted beneath the
root of the export).




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