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Re: NT porting gotcha

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian_at_collab.net>
Date: 2000-08-09 19:01:29 CEST

On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, Jason Elliot Robbins wrote:
> The problem is that on windows cvs == CVS. So, WinCVS is expecting
> Root and Repository files under it.
> Anyway, there is "working around windows" and there is simply not
> setting ourselves up for failure. The convention of using "CVS" a s
> special dir name fails a number of naming guidelines. E.g., it fails the
> "telephone test". If subversion clients have any special dirs or
> files, lets give them more "out of band" names.

Would Win32 filesystems have problems with a .SVN subdir? I seem to
recall NT having an issue with a file or directory that "only has an

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