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FTP Program which keeps directory case sensitivity? 416bc msg:4249993 8:32 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0) I use filezilla to transfer all my files, but recently while working with a magento site, I noticed a lot of folders like this: A a B C c D d but when I download them, they all go into: A B C D The lowercase folders are merged with the uppercase ones, this creates large problems. I am using windows 7, is there any FTP program which can preserver case sensitivity?
encyclo msg:4250010 9:14 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0)
The problem is not with the FTP client, it is with the operating system. Windows file and directory names are case-insensitive, Unix-based operating systems are case-sensitive. There is nothing you can do to maintain case-sensitivity in Windows, and as the OS can't distinguish between C and c, then no Windows FTP program can either. 416bc msg:4250016 9:25 pm on Jan 6, 2011 (gmt 0)
Ok, thank you. I knew it was a linux/windows thing, but I thought a setting in a ftp program could force the setting. Thanks for the reply!