[erlang-bugs] Code server does not correctly handle case sensitivity

Adam Lindberg <>
Tue Jun 21 10:41:31 CEST 2011


Yes, since the file system is case insensitive there's no way for Erlang 
to know that an upper case file was requested. I guess {error, badfile} 
is acceptable in that case.

Cheers,
Adam



Tuncer Ayaz wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 1:22 PM, Adam Lindberg wrote:
>> So, bug in Erlang or just how it's supposed to "work" when the file system
>> is case insensitive?
>
> This is how it's supposed to "work" and as erlc fails on name mismatch
> the code server correctly expects beam_filename=:=module_name.


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