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Re: How to change the case of a file in a repository

From: Gavin Lambert <tsvn_at_mirality.co.nz>
Date: 2006-08-11 03:07:07 CEST

Quoth Michael Porter:
> I need to change the case of a file name in a repository. Why I try, Tortoise
> says it can't do that and that I should check the documentation for a
> workaround. Unfortunately, it doesn't say where I am supposed to find that
> information in the documentation. As a result, I have searched the
> documentation that is installed with Tortoise, the online documentation, the
> FAQs and the contents of this newsgroup - all to no avail.

This is sort-of a Windows problem, since it can't maintain distinct
files that differ only in case.

As a workaround, rename the file to something completely different,
commit, then rename to the 'real' new name and commit again.

(The commit in the middle is required -- you can't skip it.)

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Received on Fri Aug 11 03:07:36 2006

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