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Case-Sensitive Filenames?

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Dear Wizard,
Section in the 'OpenVMS Guide to Extended Specifications' states that:
" On an ODS-5 volume, the case for all versions of a file name is identical;
 the case is preserved as the file name was first created. "
So it should not be possible to have two files
with the same name one in upper and one in lower
case like this:
CFD003> dir
Directory DSA14:<.TEMP>
TEST.TXT;1          test.txt;1
Total of 2 files.
How is this possible?
I did the following:
$CREATE test.txt
Best regards

The Answer is :

  Please provide the translation of the DSA14 logical name, if such
  a definition is present.  This could point to multiple directories,
  of course.
  It is possible to engage full case sensitivity, as well, and this
  configuration permits case-distinguished filenames.
  As is usually requested, please also ensure you have the current
  ECO kits for OpenVMS applied.

answer written or last revised on ( 26-JUL-2004 )

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