[geeklog-devel] Interesting bug - path collision

Damien Hodgkin dracul01 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 17:32:27 EDT 2008

The regex would allow you to differentiate from the capitalized Mail.php and 
the lower case mail.php. 

On Wednesday 03 September 2008 05:04:56 pm Joe Mucchiello wrote:
> At 04:15 PM 9/3/2008, Damien Hodgkin wrote:
> >How about adding a small check to see if your running on a windows
> >system, and
> >then make sure the correct file is included by doing a regex on the file
> > name to make sure it is Mail.php and not mail.php.
> >
> >You can use case to your advantage on a windows system, it's just a matter
> > of how you do it, what tools you utilize and think outside of the four
> > paned window ;)
> How would that work? The problem is we want to open the PEAR Mail.php
> but there is a mail.php in the current working directory. What will a
> regex do to stop the OS from finding the file mail.php when we ask to
> open the file Mail.php? It's not like you can rewrite how include_once
> works.
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