When did linux become caseless?
alex at owal.co.uk
Fri Jun 15 11:26:49 BST 2007
> Subject says it all really. Just did "rm [A-Z]*" and had a load of files
> with lower case first letters removed as well. Same thing happens for
> "ls -d [A-Z]*"
> I am guessing that this some bash argument expansion option. Any ideas
> as to how to get the correct behaviour?
> Using Ubuntu.
I dont beleive this is a property of Linux but a property of the
filesystem. You didnt say what filesystem.
But of course knowing Ubuntu it was probably made case-insensitive so as
to make it easy for people to use :-)
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