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Bug#918438: orig tarball components with uppercase letters

On Sun, Jan 06, 2019 at 01:05:34PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > > This allows the possibility of uppercase letters [1].  But of course
> > > distinguishing case of letters is troublesome for some computers.
> > 
> > Can you please explain why is this a problem for us?
> People should be able to convey Debian packages (including source
> packages) across such computers.  There are all sorts of situations
> where a user may for whatever reason have to do so.
I'm mostly interested in real examples of such "some computers".

> Note that even Debian systems sometimes mishandle this: ISO9660
> (without Rock Ridge) and VFAT filesystems, both of which we commonly
> use for distributing our own software, are case-insensitive.
From these two at least VFAT, while case-insensitive, is case-preserving.
ISO9660 without both Rock Ridge and Joliet is, I suspect, already


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