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Comment: Re:Yeah (Score 1) 348

by malxau (#32303744) Attached to: Valve's Newell Thinks PS3 Needs To Be "Open Like a Mac"

And developers using file access APIs in Windows can get case sensitive behavior. It's just a single FILE_FLAG_POSIX_SEMANTICS flag to CreateFile and friends. It's actually easier to do that in Windows because it doesn't require a reformat and reinstall.

For the record, note that this is no longer true as of Windows XP and later. FILE_FLAG_POSIX_SEMANTICS is overridden by the ObCaseInsensitive registry key, which defaults to 1, meaning that all opens will be case insensitive. See this kb article for example. Changing this requires a reboot, but not a reformat.

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