Case-sensitive file system

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at
Thu Nov 6 12:39:39 PST 2014

On Friday November 07 2014 07:20:43 Dave Horsfall wrote:

> There was a discussion here on the Mac's case-sensitive-but-not-quite file 
> system, and I was convinced to leave it the way it is (it breaks something 
> in MacPorts or something).  Well, I've just been convinced otherwise...

MacPorts works just fine on a case-sensitive fs. The only time things go wrong is when a binary package/tarball hasn't been created correctly, in which case the same kind of aliasing as you encountered occurs.

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