Re: Comparing path strings

On 26 Mar 2009, at 13:29, Adam R. Maxwell wrote:

On Mar 26, 2009, at 6:04 AM, Jean-Daniel Dupas wrote:

Le 26 mars 09 à 13:22, Jerry Krinock a écrit :

On 2009 Mar 26, at 01:04, Oleg Krupnov wrote:

Am I missing a method specifically intended for path comparison?

Not that I know of. But you are missing the method for preprocessing them before comparison. Look at:

-[NSString stringByStandardizingPath]

An other way may be to convert them into FSRef (using FSPathMakeRef()) and then compare them using FSCompareFSRefs()

That's what I use. stringByStandardizingPath doesn't do anything for case sensitivity, AFAICT.

The big problem is that file systems differ in case sensitivity. For a start, HFS+ can be configured to be either case sensitive or insensitive. And OS X does support several other file systems.


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