Deprecated Garbage Collections – Kenny Lee Chee Wei

A truckload of garbage by Kenny Lee Chee Wei

Symbolic link case sensitive in linux but not in mac os leopard

with 3 comments

Yeah, try it.

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Written by kennii

April 22, 2008 at 7:31 am

Posted in Software Dev

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  1. Actually, the default filesystem that Mac OS X installs is case-insensitive, it’s not just for symlinks. Try cd ~/dEskTOP or something ๐Ÿ˜‰

    There is a more UNIX-y version of HFS that is case-sensitive, but I don’t recommend using that unless you don’t mind a few apps not working.

    Chu Yeow

    April 22, 2008 at 4:38 pm

  2. This has surprised me out a few times, never in a bad way though. On a regular *nix (Debian, Ubuntu etc) I’m just accustomed to paths not being resolved when I get the case wrong in a script ๐Ÿ™‚

    I’m happy with the way the Mac is though so I’ll leave the file system type as is.

    Scott Barr

    June 17, 2008 at 5:18 am

  3. If you want to hear a reader’s feedback ๐Ÿ™‚ , I rate this article for 4/5. Decent info, but I have to go to that damn msn to find the missed pieces. Thank you, anyway!

    How to Get Six Pack Fast

    April 15, 2009 at 3:28 pm


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