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Re: bug: case-sensitivity for directories

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-21 21:09:10 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> On 19/05/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Simon Large wrote:
>>
>> > 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.
>>
>> Added the auto-correction for renamed folders in revision 9458.
>
> Can this be merged back into the 1.4.x branch?

While it is definitely possible (not without some problems though), I
think this is a rare case which the fix can wait for 1.5.0.

Stefan

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