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RE: [TSVN] Does SVN issue 2055 affect tsvn?

From: Hughes, Bill <Bill.Hughes_at_cox.co.uk>
Date: 2004-09-30 12:51:05 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
..snip..
> Now, about the issue: I have reported the very same thing
> about half a
> year ago, and since there was data loss involved it even got
> fixed in a
> reasonable timeframe. So my guess is that the person who filed that
> issue is using a really, really old version of Subversion (or
> a RapidSVN
> version linked to such an old version).
> You won't loose data anymore because of such case-insensitive
> problems. There still _are_ such problems around which require
> windows users to sometimes do some more steps when updating, but you
> won't loose data anymore.

I wasn't actually worried about data loss as this won't affect me
<caveat>with the tools I am using at the moment</caveat>.
I was going through the svn issue tracker looking for things which a) I
understood and b) thought my vote might help. So I started looking for
issues relating to case sensitivity, and OS implementation specific problems
generally.
I thought the issue(1277) about colons in file names breaking checkout, was
a bit too much of an edge case for now, until the case problems are sorted.
Issue 1495 'Case sensitivity problem using file: on Windows' could be a pain
too.

I think that the svn cli tools will have to be os aware, and then the repo
won't need to be.
If svn can allow for Windows, Linux and OS/X peculiarities in the client
(and API?) then the repo itself would not need changing.

Bill

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