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Re: bug: case-sensitivity for directories

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-05-18 22:39:37 CEST

On 18/05/07, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Stefan, Tobias,
>
> I know the underlying problem here is Subversion, but there is a
> certain amount of protection built into TSVN for files which are
> case-changed which does not seem to extend to directories, with the
> catastrophic results above.
>
> I just did the same on a test repo. SVN->Add some content to a folder,
> modify some versioned content, Explorer-rename the folder. In the
> commit dialog the directory comes up as missing, and if you check the
> box and commit, everything is deleted including the new and modified
> content.
>
> I think if you rename a file in case, TortoiseSVN just quietly changes
> it back again when you come to commit, which is a much friendlier
> action.

Curiously, CfM gives a different view: it shows the folder as missing
and also shows the new name as a nested WC. Not sure why these views
should be different - I thought it used the same code.

Simon

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