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Re: [FD] "." (period) in file extension(s) in windows

On Tue, 2 Jan 2018, Gynvael Coldwind wrote:

It's the same with spaces btw (see also James Forshaw's mention of this in his post [1]):

That's almost as hilarious as the Mac:

    ozzie:~ dave$ date > test
    ozzie:~ dave$ cAT TeSt
    Wed Jan  3 16:03:19 AEDT 2018
    ozzie:~ dave$ ls -l Test
    -rw-r--r--  1 dave  staff  30 Jan  3 16:03 Test
    ozzie:~ dave$

Yep; case-insensitive, sort of... Amongst other things it means that you can't have both "Makefile" and "makefile" (a fairly common trick) and completely screws up RSYNC when symlinks to CamelCase files are used (I'm looking at you, Perl...).

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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