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Re: PATCH: case-insensitive globbing

James Devenish wrote:
> In message <5792.1078749261@xxxxxxx>
> on Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 12:34:21PM +0000, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> > > % ls /tmp/blah
> > > DATE
> > > % rehash
> > > % where date
> > > /tmp/blah/date
> > > /bin/date
> >
> > I don't quite understand what you think is wrong.
> HFS is case-preserving, so I wouldn't expect Mac OS (X or prior) to
> be returning "date" as the name instead of "DATE". It wouldn't be
> functionally incorrect to use the former, but it does seem weird
> from a Mac-user point of view.

That's probably a side effect of you trying to find `date' explicitly.
It stores it under the name found in the hash table.
If you'd done `where DATE' you'd probably have seen it in upper case.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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