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RE: BUG: when performing a checkout use the cased url as in the download URL

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 15:59:28 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Bentham [mailto:mjb67_at_artvps.com]
> Sent: donderdag 22 juli 2010 15:32
> To: stsp_at_stsp.name
> Cc: dave b; Stephen Butler; Bob Archer; Bolstridge, Andrew;
> dev_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: BUG: when performing a checkout use the cased url as in
> the download URL
>
> On 22/07/2010 14:08, stsp_at_stsp.name wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 10:58:44PM +1000, dave b wrote:
> >> Can we at least agree that the current state is suboptimal ?
> >
> > Sure, but it's the state of windows that is suboptimal.
> > There simply isn't anything we can reasonably do about it.
> >
> > Stefan
> >
>
> What if svn.exe (or TortoiseSVN) could issue a warning that the checked
> out copy did not represent the repository? Then at least the user
> would
> know about it and could change their repository.
>
> Something like:
>
> "svn.exe: Foo.txt obstructed by foo.txt. Skipping Foo.txt".

Currently in Subversion 1.6 the working copy can't handle files/directories
that only differ by casing as our administrative area uses the same names.

For Subversion 1.7 (with the new working copy library) something like this
suggestion is planned. (The actual planned behavior is that you get an
obstruction conflict)

        Bert
Received on 2010-07-22 16:00:20 CEST

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