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Re: Windows Case-sensitive

From: Eric Lemes <ericlemes_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-07 19:26:55 CET

On 3/7/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> If we would correct the case in the Add dialog too, then it wouldn't be
> possible to fix issues like this:
> http://tortoisesvn.net/node/8
> While the FAQ pages there don't mention this:
> you can 'replace' a file with the Add dialog.

I know. I'll solve these issues with the case-insensitive pre-commit hook.

If this problem (?) is fixed in TSVN, I can minimize users questions about
re-adding a file and getting the error from the pre-commit hook.

If the user has a checkout in a Windows box, why it could need to add the
same file with different case?

> If we have a switch like the "Use _svn instead of .svn directories" in
> > TortoiseSVN Settings to deal with the windows case insensitive file
> > system it will be wonderful. I think there's a lot of users that uses
> > only Windows clients.
> That's outside TSVN's realm. It would have to be done in Subversion
> itself, and that won't happen anytime soon (if ever).

If it's outside TSVN's realm (I know that some improvements in svn could fix
this) why the same problem was corrected in the commit dialog box?

I think the TSVN's team could have some worry about this, because it's the
best Windows client for SVN. And I have a lot of users having problems with

Thanks anyway,

Eric Lemes
Received on Wed Mar 7 19:27:21 2007

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