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Re: Supporting non-XML-safe pathnames

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2004-11-25 13:22:46 CET

Ben Sewell wrote:
> Peter N. Lundblad <mailto:peter@famlundblad.se> wrote on 24 November 2004
> 21:06:
>
>>I am definitely with sussman here (his original proposal). I
>>see no reason
>>at all to support control characters. I think it is a mistake
>>of an OS to
>
> but on the general subject of making repositories "safe" to
> particular filesystems (be that NTFS, ext*, or whatever), would it be a good
> idea to have a per-repo setting for which filesystems it absolutely *must*
> work with.

This is what pre-commit hooks are for. See
http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/contrib/hook-scripts/check-case-insensitive.pl which does the
case insensitive compatability checking. If you want to ban control characters and files called
'COM1' do that in a pre-commit hook too.

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Martin Tomes
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