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x/build/dashboard: macOS builders should specify filesystem case sensitivity in Notes field #38076
When writing up this issue, I also initially hesitated about suggesting using the
However, the main point of this issue is:
When I had to look this up recently, I first checked https://farmer.golang.org/builders, then https://github.com/golang/build/tree/master/env/darwin/macstadium, then some internal documents, and couldn't find an answer. The only reliable way to confirm an answer was to
I don't mind too much whether this information is placed in
@andybons Do you think it'd be better to document this somewhere else, or should we just rely on
How many users have reported issues that are related to case-insensitivity? What is the default behavior when installing macOS? We should assume, and document otherwise, that our builders were installed with the default setting for any option.
If there is a need to find out what the behavior is, then gomoting is the right answer in this case. We should only be documenting behavior that is outside the norm for a particular OS/platform/VM.