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Old 11-21-2004, 07:52 AM   #1
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extracting gz file.....


What is the reason that makes file naming in linux and windows differnet
that means why when i extract a files from my.tar.gz file with files containing
INSTALL and install be overwritten on windows and not on linux???
 
Old 11-21-2004, 07:55 AM   #2
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linux is case sensitive and windows is not. So INSTALL and install are different in linux but not in windows.
 
  


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