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Re: Windows case sensitivity 'auto-adjust' doesn't seem to work as expected

From: Jody Shumaker <jody.shumaker_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-04-04 17:31:50 CEST

On 4/4/06, Nathan Kidd <nathan-svn@spicycrypto.ca> wrote:
> Craig Scott wrote:
> > I'm using TortoiseSVN (1.3.2, Build 5840 - 32 Bit) in a Windows XP
> > environment. Unfortunately, VisualStudio2005 is 'randomly' changing the
> > case of various source files in my working folder. This is causing TSVN
> > to delete then re-add the file. Having trawled the mailing lists, I was
> > under the impression that TSVN helps us out with this problem by
> > surreptitiously renaming the file back to what it is in the repository.
> > It doesn't appear to work, however. Does anyone know anything about
> > this? Do I need to 'enable' the feature? the only reference to it that
> > I can find is http://svn.haxx.se/tsvn/archive-2005-11/0045.shtml
>
> I don't know of any solution, but am very much interested in one, or at
> least a work around. (I know, the correct solution is called "Microsoft
> fixes buggy software"...) Developers here have also been annoyed by
> Visual Studio 2005 random case renamings. I was never able to reproduce
> the Visual Studio problem on my machine, but according to developers
> Tortoise did seem to be doing some kind of automatic adding of renamed
> files which caused them to not notice the real problem and messed with
> the file's history.
>
> -Nathan
>

If you read that thread you'd have your answer. The auto renaming
only occurs when you do an operation on the directory containing the
improperly cased filename.

- Jody

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