When did linux become caseless?

alex@owal.co.uk 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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