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Re: TortoiseSVN update on Windows with filenames that differ only in letter case breaks - should be prevented.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-06 13:38:26 CET

Dave Scotese wrote:
> An effective way to prevent development of a project on a Windows box is
> to name two files in the same directory using the same sequence of
> letters but change the case on at least one letter. Windows will
> overwrite one with the other, and TSVN won't be able to find all the
> files it expects, and the working copy will become nearly useless.
> I don't think it would be too much work search the list of *new* files
> to be retrieved from the repository for filenames that will cause this
> problem, and throw an error before locking up the working copy.
> BTW, if this issue has been reported already, my search for "filename
> case" did not find the previous report.


Search for "case-sensitive" or "case-insensitive". There's a ton of
reports and explanations about this.


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