On 30.01.2012 21:29, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 09:09:22PM +0100, Branko Čibej wrote:
>> Are you seriously proposing that we /support/ such broken, hackish
>> nonsense? How do you expect users to tell the difference between file
>> names that look identical on the character level, but are not on the
>> code point level?
>> Supporting such hacks would only be a source of bug reports. I don't see
>> this as a desirable feature.
> The question is why you would want to break it now that it works.
> Because of HFS+? Isn't what HFS+ does just as broken if you think
> about it? Why normalise paths in the filesystem if nobody else does it?
You're aware that MacPorts subversion already has a hack to normalize
the other way, at least over the wire. :)
Sure, if you want to turn on such normalization, you pretty much have to
dump and reload the repository as well as upgrading all working copies
(again). Either that, or use form-independent comparison on the server,
which isn't such a bad idea anyway. Doing that in wc.db is probably harder.
Received on 2012-01-30 21:34:44 CET