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Re: [TSVN] Locks are case-sensitive... (problem with windows)

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-22 14:52:43 CEST

Pawel Czoppa wrote:

> We have found recently quite a big problem with locking file. Problem is with
> case sensitive locks. Our company is WindowsXP based, so there are no case
> sensitive checks, and locking file as “Anee.Smith” is as good as “anee.smith”.
> But try to lock file as Anne.Smith and then release as anee.smith. It will
> fail. It says that Anee.Smith has locked file, therefore anee.smith cannot
> obtain its own lock.
> Is there a way to force TortoiseSVN to use lowercase logins (or uppercase,
> doesn’t matter)? System variable USER_NAME is always set to “Anee.Smith” even
> if you login as “AnEE.SmiTH”, but TortoiseSVN/SVN sometimes lock files
> as “anee.smith” and sometimes as “Anee.Smith”

The locks are not name/user based but based on the working copy the lock
was made. Locking/unlocking is done by using GUID's, not the actual
usernames. Check the Subversion book for details about this.


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Received on Fri Jul 22 15:05:10 2005

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