Photoshop: Support for Case-sensitive filesystems on OS X.

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This product won't install on a case-sensitive file system. For anyone working with other UNIX systems and software, this should be an absolute requirement. Case-sensitive file systems came out in Tiger, in 2004. Now 8 years later, not supporting this option make it impossible for me to consider this product.

What gives?
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Nathan Corvino

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Posted 7 years ago

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Chris Cox

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We keep trying to get there, but the XCode tools just aren't ready (2 bugs get fixed, one more gets added).
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David Gatwood

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I have occasionally seen weird build problems like this. In every case, the problems were fixed by opening up the Xcode project files in a text editor, searching for the incorrect name, and simply changing it to the correct name with the correct case.

With that said, here's a harsh dose of reality: if Xcode changed the case of even one path out of a hundred thousand, iOS app developers would be marching outside Apple HQ in Cupertino with pitchforks and torches; iOS uses a case-sensitive volume (exclusively).

As they say, a poor craftsman blames his tools. Quit being poor craftsmen.