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[TSVN] Re: BUG: Case sensitivity when adding files

From: John <jsparrow_at_ecclescollege.ac.uk>
Date: 2005-08-03 12:33:04 CEST

Fuchs Matthias <Matthias.Fuchs <at> bekum.com> writes:

> I've found a problem, that influences the usability
> of a revision in a repo.
> I changed the filename of a file (that is
> in the repo) in windows explorer
> (just upper and lower case of the letters, name is
> the same).

Can of worms!

SVN is case-sensitive (that's the way Unix users like it). The way to change
case in a WC is:

svnrename JOHN.txt something.txt
commit
svnrename something.txt john.txt
commit

Also make sure you install the python hook-script, to stop checkins of
case-violating files:

http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/contrib/hook-scripts

John

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