I don't know if this is helpful, but scripts on ftp hierarchy ensure that the Unix <-> msdos name mapping is one-to-one. In other words, every Unix name gets a unique msdos name. The mapping is stored in /debian/indices/msdos-names. Guy -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .