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Re: Case Preservation

Camaleón wrote:
> On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 03:19:23 -0800, RogerV wrote:
>> I've copied the contents of the ./htdocs directory from Apache Web
>> Server running on Windows XP to a FAT32 formatted USB stick, and then
>> copied from the USB Stick to the htdocs directory of an Apache Web
>> Server running under Debian Lenny. The copy process has changed the case
>> of some of the document names, which means that the Debian web server
>> can't find the links. It seems to happen, primarily where the document
>> name is in the format A999999.html - it's a leading capital in Windows
>> and has been restored as a lowercase alpha character. When I view the
>> contents of the USB stick in Windows I see the upper case leading
>> character, but when I view the stick with Nautilus - I see the lower
>> case leading character. Any suggestions?
> Yes.
> If using GNOME, open "gconf" editor and navigate to:
> /system/storage/default_options/vfat/mount_options
> Instead "shortname=lower" change that value to something that fits your 
> needs, such "shortname=mixed" or "shortname=winnt". That will preserve 
> the "case" in filenames.
> "man mount" should list all the available values.

Thanks for that, it worked a treat. Now I'm off to read up about what else
there is lurking in gconf :)


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