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Re: Bug Report: file Case conflict

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2008 21:38:05 +0000

On 16/02/2008, Helder <heldersepu_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks a lot for you response, that explains a lot.
>
> I just notice that if the Add, Commit or Check for modifications
> command is done at the folder level it will auto adjust the case
> (recursively) to all the files within a folder.
>
> I reported this because it's been an administrative nightmare
> fixing these issues, I notice that new users not very familiar
> with TSVN, use the windows explorer to add & commit files,
> all this actions directly on the files and never at the folder level.
>
> Maybe is because I never had the "necessity" of adding a file
> with the wrong case in you example, to fix a file with the wrong
> case we can use the Repo-Browser. but at least there should be
> an option to auto adjust the case at all times.

We're not communicating here. If you are adding a file then it cannot
already be versioned, so who is to say what the 'right' case is? The
only time you can run into trouble is when one person adds a file from
their working copy, and then someone else adds a file with the same
name but different case from their working copy without updating
first. In that case you have to ask 'why are those 2 people working on
exactly the same thing without talking to each other?'

Simon

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