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Re: Files with trailing dots on Windows

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2006-02-08 01:07:31 CET

On 2/7/06, Christian Stork <cstork@ics.uci.edu> wrote:
> The idea is that the WC code makes an educated guess at what OS FS is
> used and produces warnings. That's the least Martin is asking for and
> since this shouldn't be too complicated to implement it seems worth the
> effort.

How? SMB, NFS, UFS, etc. on Mac OS X don't have that problem.
There's just no portable way to know at run-time which capabilities
the underlying FS can support.

> So why couldn't the WC code at the time of checkout warn the user (if
> that's how the problem was created)?

Again, one of the issues is detecting that a problem even exists. -- justin

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