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Re: [Subclipse-users] changing file case with re-factor

From: Bradley Wagner <bradley.wagner_at_hannonhill.com>
Date: 2007-06-28 16:40:53 CEST

Do you also lose the file history (i.e. does it still function as a
'svn move')?

- Bradley

On Jun 28, 2007, at 10:36 AM, Mark Phippard wrote:

> On 6/28/07, Bradley Wagner <bradley.wagner@hannonhill.com> wrote:
>> Not sure if this a Subclipse or SVN problem, but when I try to
>> rename a
>> file using the Re-factor menu and only change its case, I get a
>> message that
>> the re-factor failed and there is a red SVN warning in the console:
>>
>>
>> Path is not a working copy directory
>> svn: Path
>> '/Users/bradley/Java/workspace/product/src/java/com/company/object/
>> xml/AFile.java'
>> is not a directory
>>
>> Weird message given that the path its referencing is a file.
>
> This is a limitation of Subversion on case-insensitive file systems
> like Windows and OSX. The easiest workaround is probably to do the
> rename in the repository browser and then update. Of course you lose
> some of the things refactoring will do for you, but that is the only
> way that works.
>
> --
> Thanks
>
> Mark Phippard
> http://markphip.blogspot.com/
>
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