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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Jeremy Pullicino <pullicino_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-12-21 21:58:14 CET

> IMHO implementing a workaround just because Windows handles stuff
> differently shouldn't happen. I might be in the minority but I hope
> others feel the same. :)

Unless absolutely necessary, subversion should not put a workaround
for this. If windows handles things in a way it should not then
windows users, unfortunately should suffer.

Jeremy Pullicino

On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 22:53:54 +0000, Hakan Koseoglu
<hakan.koseoglu@gmail.com> wrote:
> > At the very least, why not open an enhancement request against Subversion?
> > Is there really any dispute as to the correct behavior of Subversion
> > "rename" under win32?
> IMHO, Yes. Subversion isn't the problem, Windows is. If its
> half-implemented case sensitivity doesn't really work, it is not
> someone else's problem, it is Microsoft's problem.
>
> The fact that Microsoft operating systems doesn't distinguish between
> "abc" and "AbC" shouldn't be other people's problem (especially when
> they can enjoy a full case-sensitivity).
>
> IMHO implementing a workaround just because Windows handles stuff
> differently shouldn't happen. I might be in the minority but I hope
> others feel the same. :)
>
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