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RE: [TSVN] Windows Case Sensitivity Bug

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2004-12-06 10:57:21 CET

Hi Bradley,

> I would like to report a possible bug that results from the fact
> that the Windows file system is not case sensitive. One of the other
> developers in my team renamed "resource.h" to "Resource.h" and
> TortoiseSVN thinks those are different files, but Windows
> treats them as
> the same file since it is case insensitive.

This is not a bug in TortoiseSVN. If you were asking the developers on the
subversion mailing list, they would tell you it's a bug in Windows ;-)
In fact we are warning everybody about this Windows behaviour in our docs.
Check the following FAQ for help:

You can also install a pre-commit hook on your subversion server that
prevents you from file renames that would cause case conflicts. Check the
subversion contrib section for the script:

- Lübbe

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Received on Mon Dec 6 10:57:58 2004

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