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Re: Case only rename during merge breaks WC

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 17:29:48 +0100

On 3/4/08, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Oops, forgot to include dev on my reply this morning...
>
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 9:46 PM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 8:42 PM, Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > The problem is that the whole tree rooted at 'A_COPY' gets locked at
> > > the start of the merge. Then the svn_wc_diff_callbacks2_t callback
> > > merge_dir_added() doesn't find 'A_COPY/d' in the admin access (since
> > > that *is* case sensitive) and not finding it attempts to open a new
> > > access, but in doing so runs into the existing 'A_COPY/D'. I haven't
> > > thought much on how to solve this; I want to solve the simpler file
> > > case first.
> >
> > I think it is relevant to know if this behavior is any different from 1.4.
>
> This behavior exists in 1.4.6 and has AFAICT has been with us for a
> very long time. I didn't mean to imply it was a 1.5 problem.

It's exactly the same problem as the 'Case-only rename fails' problem.
We don't have a good way of detecting case-sensitivity of a filesystem
(yet)... Having that would at least enable us to resolve this problem.

Bye,

Erik.

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