Re: ????

Rachael Munns (
Sun, 14 Nov 1999 16:11:18 GMT

In mail.ifmail, Eugene Crosser wrote:

> actually has mixed case. OTOH, "correct" way would be to break the path
> to elements, scan every directory finding the "best match" case-wise -
> so ugly, and expensive too! Any better ideas?

The way I hacked it[1], and this was simply for matching filenames in a single
directory, was to open the directory, read the filenames, and use stricmp
to check for a match.

I suppose we could all put our fido spools on msdos filesystems.

[1] In the "chopping with axe" sense

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