I would like to compare two strings containing file paths in c#.
However, since in ntfs the default is to use case insensitive paths, I would like the string comparison to be case insensitive in the same way.
However I can't seem to find any information on how ntfs actually implements its case insensitivity. What I would like to know is how to perform a case insensitive comparison of strings using the same casing rules that ntfs uses for file paths.
The string behavior of the file system, registry keys and values, and environment variables is best represented by
When interpreting file names, cookies, or anything else where a combination such as "å" can appear, ordinal comparisons still offer the most transparent and fitting behavior.
Therefore it's simply:
String.Equals(fileNameA, fileNameB, StringComparison.OrdinalIgnoreCase)
(I always use the static
Equals call in case the left operand is