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

From: Tatham Oddie \(Fuel Advance\) <tatham.oddie_at_fueladvance.com>
Date: 2005-08-03 15:50:43 CEST

John,

You can do it in one stage (not 4) and one commit (not 2) if you use the URL
rather and the WC name:

svn rename svn://server/trunk/file.ext svn://server/trunk/File.ext

If you want to add commit messages and things you can put then in using
parameters there.

Thanks,

Tatham Oddie
Fuel Advance - Ignite Your Idea
www.fueladvance.com

-----Original Message-----
From: news [mailto:news@sea.gmane.org] On Behalf Of John
Sent: Wednesday, 3 August 2005 8:33 PM
To: dev@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: [TSVN] Re: BUG: Case sensitivity when adding files

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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