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RE: Case-sensitivity and Windows

From: John Barstow <John_Barstow_at_gfsg.co.nz>
Date: 2003-06-30 01:38:30 CEST

> John Barstow <John_Barstow@gfsg.co.nz> writes:

> > Garrett Rooney [mailto:rooneg@electricjellyfish.net] wrote:
> >
> > What do you mean by 'svn log ignores case'?
> >
> > C:\source>ls
> > logotext.jpg
> >
> > C:\source>svn log logotext.jpg
> >
> > C:\source>svn log logoText.jpg

> I don't use Windows, but isn't that the way a Windows program is
> supposed to work? If you want case sensitivity then URLs (or a case
> sensitive filesystem/OS).

Well, yes, except 'svn add', 'svn st', etc. do NOT work this way.


c:\source>ren logotext.jpg foo.jpg
c:\source>ren foo.jpg logoText.jpg
c:\source>svn st
! logotext.jpg
? logoText.jpg

While I would prefer it to work as expected under Windows, I care more that
everything is consistent. I burned an entire weekend on this and am a bit
out of sorts right now.

John C Barstow

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