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Re: Two files with the same name, but different case, and one bei ng displayed as being modified

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-07 18:54:49 CET

Rick Yorgason wrote:
> Peter McNab wrote:
>> Ed Hillmann wrote:
>>>> > Hi all. I have a directory with two files in it. One file is called
>>>> > fileA.xml and the other is called filea.xml. They are separate
>>>> files,
>>>> > checked into my Subversion repository, and when I look at their
>>>> status
>>>> > from within my Unix session, it correctly notes that there have been
>>>> > no changes to them.
>> It's an M$ problem.
>> Peter.
> Is it? He notes that he's doing this over Samba, which *does* support
> case sensitivity.

While Samba might support that, the windows OS does not. Well, the file
system API's do, but not the shell APIs. And since TSVN is a shell
extension and uses many of those shell APIs, it simply can't work.


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