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RE: [RFC] Paths API (svn_dirent_uri.h) - improvements

From: Bert Huijben <rhuijben_at_sharpsvn.net>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:51:46 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julian Foad [mailto:julian.foad_at_wandisco.com]
> Sent: woensdag 11 november 2009 14:34
> To: Branko Cibej
> Cc: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: [RFC] Paths API (svn_dirent_uri.h) - improvements
>
> Branko Cibej wrote:
> > > * (Advanced.) An OSPATH object should know whether it is case-
> sensitive.
>
> > I don't believe any such intrinsic knowledge is going to work.
>
> You may well be right. I'm not prepared to give it the necessary
> thought :-(

On Windows it can be that
C:\Folder is case insensitive while C:\Folder\SubFolder is not, e.g. when
handling junctions.

And there is no api to retrieve if it is or isn't case sensitive or which
locale it uses for case insensitivity (which can differ over drives too).

        Bert

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