[pmwiki-users] Bug? Filename case for Attach:
rr at bttr-software.de
Sat Jan 2 15:28:37 PST 2021
> This is not a bug but a documented feature.
Okay. Where can I read about it?
> Some file systems are case insensitive, some are case sensitive, so
> FILE.ZIP and FILE.zip may be the same file or different files. A problem
> may arise if you migrate your files from one hosting provider to another
> -- links may fail to resolve on the new location.
Then I would probably run some sed or awk script against to PmWiki
> PmWiki will always rename the extension to lowercase. It will also strip
> some unsupported characters, both from an Attach: link and when you
> upload the file via the ?action=upload form.
> One workaround is to type the Attach link and/or use the upload form
> instead of FTP.
> I agree that if you have many files to upload, especially some that come
> from digital cameras or from DOS 8.3 filesystems the file extensions are
Exactly. I'm talking about DOS (FAT16 w/o LFNs) filenames here.
> uppercase and it may be annoying. In that case you can probably install
> DDMU from the cookbook and drop many files on the page -- they will be
> renamed automatically:
I already use DDMU sometimes. :-)
So I will rename every file before uploading via FTP.
There are (Windows) tools for that task or even my FTP clients supports
it on the fly... It does.
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