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Re: [TSVN] Possible bug: duplicate filenames (unix .v. dos)

From: Milen A. Radev <mradev_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-08-07 18:56:17 CEST

On 8/7/05, Mark Richards <mark.richards@massmicro.com> wrote:
> Sorry, I should have been more specific: I'm not checking out to the windows
> filesystem at all. I'm merely using Tortoise to do the heavy lifting.
>
> Both my repository and my working target are on the linux server.
>
> In this case, I don't understand why the issue, unless Tortoise is using the
> windows filesystem to store and forward. (ick).
>
> /mark
>
>
>
>
> >>Actually the problem is OS specific - Linux/Unix is case-sensitive.
> >>And Windows is not.
>
>

Aha, so you're using Samba? Then read the chapter "NAME MANGLING" here
 - http://us5.samba.org/samba/docs/man/smb.conf.5.html

Excerpt:
"...case sensitive = yes/no/auto
... No Windows or DOS system supports case-sensitive filename so
setting this option to auto is that same as setting it to no for them.
..."

-- 
Milen A. Radev
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