On 22 July 2010 19:55, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 05:10:01PM +1000, dave b wrote:
>> Perhaps if it is possible, svn on windows can use the posix api? - I
>> don't know how that works :)
> -> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb496994.aspx
> "Case-sensitivity of the directory and file names is an optional choice
> and can be selected by the user during the installation of Windows
> Services for UNIX 3.5."
> So we'd also need to write detailed documentation telling people how
> they can enable the new and shiny case-sensitive filenames with Subversion
> on Windows, and then manage complaints about where things fail to work as
> expected and document all the corner-cases (especially regarding interaction
> with other applications).
> So, sorry, but this is just not worth supporting. It's more trouble
> than it is worth.
So atm it doesn't even work? Can we at least agree that the current
state is suboptimal ? - svn don't even work in the use cases I
Something _must_ be *better* than _nothing_.
Ok so that posix stuff on windows isn't possible. What about a
portable fix based around the behaviour I described in windows - that
can be applied after testing the filesystem :) ?
If you haven't noticed I have been saying and or suggesting that svn
only does this _in_ new methods / api.
Kiss me, Kate, we will be married o' Sunday. -- William Shakespeare,
"The Taming of the Shrew"
Received on 2010-07-22 15:00:33 CEST