[dokuwiki] Re: Would allowing upper case image names cause big problems?

  • From: "Jerry Schwartz" <jerry@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <dokuwiki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 09:56:47 -0400

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>From: dokuwiki-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dokuwiki-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf Of Chris G
>Sent: Friday, September 03, 2010 9:47 AM
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>Subject: [dokuwiki] Re: Would allowing upper case image names cause big
>On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 10:54:09AM +0100, Christopher Smith wrote:
>> On 3 Sep 2010, at 10:07, Chris G wrote:


>> If you're using *nix.  Make a script to mirror your photo directory using
>links (hard or symbolic), with the filenames converted to lowercase.  Link 
>mirrored directory into DokuWiki's media space.
>Exactly the sort of workaround I'd thought of but it does involve that
>extra, annoying, stage that I'd really like to aviod if I can.
>I'd have to either run the linking script using cron, say once a day,
>which would mean just uploaded pictures wouldn't be immediately
>available. Or I'd have to run it manually, which is just a nuisance.
>If I could persuade Dokuwiki to allow upper case image names then all
>I'd have to do is: load pictures into photo software (which I do
>already) and then add image links (or, more likely, gallery links)
>from dokuwiki.  Adding a, probably, command line task to this sequence
>is, while not that onerous, just annoying.
[JS] This is an uber-ugly possibility: put your media in a VFAT file system. 
Then your file names should be case-insensitive.


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