[openbeos] Re: USB Stack

  • From: korli@xxxxxxxx
  • To: openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 18:55:50 +0200 (CEST)

> It's not the FAT driver under BeOS it's FAT - Windows still use the 
> short DOS name if it can, so if you have a name shorter than 9 
> characters all in the same case, there is no way to say if it has been
> lowercase or uppercase.
> So if you copy the files on another partition, they are completely 
> screwed. A better solution is to check them out on a NTFS partition. 
> The best solution is to download them under BeOS directly.
> Adios...
>    Axel.

However it seems Windows FAT driver use the good case for files so far, even 
for the ones you mention. It is unlikely that it keeps this info elsewhere than 
on the FAT32 partition; i don't know more about it and don't want to blame.

Like someone said, making or downloading a zip file is working though.



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