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Old 01-16-2003, 01:50 PM   #1
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Apache case sensative under Linux?


when I got my Linux/Apache server up and transfered my web pages over to it, alot of my image links and page links quit working. I have traced the problem to the fact that many of the image and page extensions are in upper case and some in lower case. .JPG as opposed to .jpg etc. I had these pages hosted on an NT4.0/apache server previously and everything was fine, the problem seems to only be when apache is running on a linux box. Is there something that I can configure somewhere in apache or something that would make it not be case sensative?
 
Old 01-16-2003, 01:58 PM   #2
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I doubt there will be an option - case sensitive filenames are part and parcel of the linux operating system (and Unix-based OSes as well). The best option would probably be to rename all the files to all lowercase, or failing that change the url references within the html to point to the exact (i.e. case sensitive) filename.

Hope this helps,

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Old 01-16-2003, 02:12 PM   #3
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changing the files to be consistant was of course my first thought but were talking literally hundreds of links across several pages. I built everything in front page which is the root of the problem Im sure, but front page doesnt seem to pay much atention to that stuff, so I some of the links are the problem and then some of the problem is the file names them selves. I guess thats what I will have to do though. Thanks
 
Old 01-16-2003, 03:48 PM   #4
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http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_speling.html

Reading through the FAQ suggested to use that module for case-INSENSITIVE url's. This might also apply for the image links...

Another option (which I couldn't help with since I am that newbie-ish) would be to use something like sed to convert the uppercase letters all to lowercase, or vice versa.

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