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RE: case sensitive path names
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2002 09:18:08 +0100
- Subject: RE: case sensitive path names
> From: Paul Derbyshire
> On 2 Aug 2002 at 8:19, Samuel wrote:
> > > MS POSIX toolkit? *does a double take*
> > >
> > > Ah, of course -- probably contains tools for migrating unix files and
> > > directories to winblows and for uninstalling unix. :)
> I was surprised that M$
> would have anything to do with POSIX, or any other widely and freely
> implemented standard, but then realized they might if they figured to
> encourage users to migrate to one of their own closed and proprietary
> standards. In this case, from unix to Winblows.
Actually, AFAIK, it was placed in the NT kernel so they
could bid for some Naval contracts which required POSIX
compliance as part of the requirements.
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