Nik Nik - 7 months ago 47
Linux Question

ant uppercase vs lowercase characters in path

I have an ant target that copies a file from one location to another, say it is defined in the



But on the file system the actual path is


No uppercase ABC in some-component-abc on the fliesystem...

This path will resolve in Windows (7) but not in Linux?


I'll figure out what to do with it, just wanted some background why the functional difference.


Per the following article: Linux is written in C, which is case sensitive. It makes for faster sorting.