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Re: NT porting gotcha

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-08-09 04:34:14 CEST

"Bryan O'Sullivan" <bos@serpentine.com> writes:
> Whenever the client or server gets ported to NT or its derivative du
> jour, whoever does the port ought to remember that NT's filesystem is
> not case sensitive.
> [...]
> This isn't a difficult thing to get right; it requires a few tens of
> lines of code here and there to make sure that files get renamed
> correctly on a handful of unfortunately popular platforms. For all
> that P4 is excellent in other respects, the authors yet to fix this
> bug, and I'd be happiest if Subversion never had this problem in the
> first place :-)

Can you explain a bit more what those lines of code have to do? (I
suspect I'm missing something obvious, but for whatever reason the
simple answer is escaping me at the moment...)

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