Comparing filenames based on case sensitive filepaths

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Mar 9 01:11:30 EST 2011


On 3/8/11 10:44 PM, Terry Judd wrote:
>
> It's because of a weird glitch on OSX 10.5. If you have an old-style (non
> bundle) Mac app that is named the same (case sensitive) as its parent folder
> then you cant launch it other than by double-clicking its icon (shell,
> Livecode and Applescript launch methods all fail). Change the case of one
> character in either the folder or the filename and you can launch it any old
> way.

That's just bizarre. I'm surprised you could isolate it. Your sleuthing 
techniques are pretty good.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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