cygwin filenamecase problems was (RE: qt 3.1 port planing)

Ralf Habacker
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 08:04:38 +0100

> > > The upper/lower filename case problems of the files in doc/man/man3, you
> > > have reported, where you have said, that qt.3qt and Qt.3qt are the same
> > > files. (cvs update says: ....move away, it is in the way)
> > >
> > > As far as I can see the problem is, that this is a cygwin problem.
> > > Perhaps because Chris January is more familiar with the cygwin internals
> > > (he has written the cygwin /proc interface), he can say more about this.
> Add the FILE_FLAG_POSIX_SEMANTICS to CreateFile calls in the Cygwin DLL
> source to make Cygwin completely case sensitive. It breaks Windows a bit
> though as they can get confused.
Could this not be handled through an option to the CYGWIN environment variable
like strict_case:level as described in the cygwin docu ?