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Re: pre-commit hook that stops CaSe-InSenSiTive collisions

From: Jeremy Bettis <jeremy_at_deadbeef.com>
Date: 2004-06-09 14:27:50 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Branko ─îibej" <brane@xbc.nu>
> >That's all fine and good, but I can't find any documentation on the
> >bindings.
> >
> Perhaps you should ask. :.-)


I did ask, no one answered.

> >Also, your case a) is not relevant, since all the paths here are
> >examined on the server, the client doesn't come into play,
> >
> Yes it is relevant. The client does local->utf8 conversion, and the
> server does utf8->local conversion. If the two "local"s aren't the same,
> the conversion will fail or worse, will be incorrect.

I still don't think this matters. If you check in a file of xy├Â.c and the
hook sees it as xyo.c, as long as there isn't a file named xyO.c it will be
allowed. So it doesn't really matter.

Also, I think that it would be better to put this into contrib as is to
quiet the 100's of messages on the users mailing list about case-sensitivity
even if it won't work right in 1% of the cases.

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Received on Fri Jun 11 05:31:41 2004

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