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Re: Ignoring case sensitivity in filenames?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-05-29 23:39:33 CEST

On 29/05/07, Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer@gmx.de> wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 May 2007 20:52, Christopher Johnson wrote:
> > The VB6 project I work on sometimes renames designer (.dsr) files
> > to use upper or lower case, and it confuses subversion/tsvn.
> > Is there a way to ignore or turn off case sensitivity in filenames?
> > Alternatively, is there a way to map files to be the same
> > (e.g. SummaryReport.Dsr is equal to SummaryReport.dsr)?
> >
> The underlying subversion libraries are case-sensitive and it is currently
> not possible to deactivate this.
> The moment you call the commit dialog, TortoiseSVN fixes the case of
> filenames. If you call this on your root directory, all filenames will be
> reset to the way they where checked out.
> 1.4.4 will also fix the case of directory names.

Actually the fix for directories has not been backported to 1.4.x
AFAIK. Stefan thought it was too obscure a problem to merit the risk
of a (non-trivial?) backport to the stable branch.


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