[Lazarus] "Sort files alphabitically" is case-sensitive :-(

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Mon Nov 14 20:27:08 CET 2011

Mattias Gaertner schrieb:
> On Mon, 14 Nov 2011 15:56:00 +0200
> Graeme Geldenhuys <graemeg.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I updated my Lazarus to the latest Trunk revision. I see there is now
>> a "sort files alphabetically" option in the Project Inspector.
>> Unfortunately the sorting seems to be case-sensitive. So units with
>> capital letters appear before units with lowercase letters. Was this
>> done by design, or simply an oversight?
> Design. 
> It sorts file names, so case sensitive under Linux and case
> insensitive under Windows and OS X.

IMO a project contains *units* in the first place, and unit names are 
case insensitive. It's not allowed to add a unit twice, with only 
different filename case.

Consequently project file sorting should be case insensitive, unique 
across platforms.


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