[asdf-devel] One failure on ASDF on Allegro/Windows

Robert P. Goldman rpgoldman at sift.info
Tue Feb 25 21:52:37 UTC 2014

Felix Lange wrote:
> Sorry for hijacking this discussion.
> Why are system names case sensitive at all?
> Wouldn't it be more sane to just make them case-insensitive?
> It is more complicated to perform case-insensitive file search
> on a case-sensitive filesystem, of course.

System names are downcased.  They are not case-sensitive (not compatible
with logical pathnames and other limited filesystems).

The issue here is that a number of internal functions are returning
partially downcased directory pathnames, causing mismatches in our tests.


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