[KDE/Mac] Review Request 127822: address the potential name/case clash of the Attica/Attica and Attica/attica header dirs

Marko Käning mk-lists at mailbox.org
Wed May 4 20:51:04 UTC 2016

Hi René,

On 03 May 2016, at 17:40 , René J.V. Bertin <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
> As you may have seen from my reply to Aleix, it actually appears to have become somewhat of a de-facto standard to have "regular" header files in a directory KF5/Foo/foo and the corresponding "CamelCase" headers in KF5/Foo/Foo .

oh, no! Not again.

> I know we have had issues with this kind of behaviour in MacPorts when installing to a case-insensitive partition (which is of course still the default with OS X). I think that was with Attica, but am not very sure about that. I've never been concerned directly since I personally have MacPorts installed on a case-sensitive partition.

I am case-insensitive here as well. This should not happen on such file systems!!!

> Does anyone have a better memory than I, Nicolas maybe? Marko, did you run into this issue when installing KF5 through my ports (or 
> otherwise) and using them?
> The sheer amount of KF5 frameworks concerned means (IMVHO) that we should really strive for an upstream solution rather than having to maintain our own set of patches …

I haven’t tested all this lately, but I remember that I ran into trouble with this because of phonon in Januar 15.


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