[Talk-GB] OS 10k file name problem

Tim Francois sk1ppy14 at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Sep 23 19:59:32 BST 2010


I'm not sure I understand - most code languages allow some form of
case-insensitive working, don't they?

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk> wrote:

> Since it would seem that OS are not going to fix the file name problem with
> the 10k image files, has anybody made a start on correcting this problem.
>
> For those who did not know there was a problem, it's to do with the fact
> that the core data is listed and identified using upper case file names, but
> around have of the blocks have been incorrectly named using lower case
> versions ... result ... missing areas on a linux/unix server system :(
>
> I supose an alternative might be to rewrite the mapserver code, but since
> the geo-reference file IS upper case one has to handle both at the same
> time. The idea is to provide the 10k data as alternative layer to the osm
> data at some point, and switching to a windows server seems somewhat
> archaic?
>
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