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Re: Case sensitivity...

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 07:44:24 +0200

traderhut.com wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there any way to turn off case sensitivity for SVN?? I've long


> held, that directories should allow mixed case, but if 'foo.bar' is
> accessed as 'Foo.Bar' it should allow the access. In other words,
> it's OK to store a mixed case name, but don't fail all over yourself
> when someone lower cases or upper cases the filename when you access
> it..
> SVN is case sensitive, and for some reason, checking in files
> through TortoiseSVN caused some weirdness in the file names... It
> lowercased one word in the middle of the name, but not the whole name,
> i.e. FooBar.Designer.cs became FooBar.designer.cs -> WTF?? and

TSVN does not rename files. But it will help you not to shoot yourself
in the foot:
If you've already checked in the file "FooBar.designer.cs" and somehow
you've renamed it to "FooBar.Designer.cs" (without an 'svn rename',
sometimes IDEs do that), then TSVN will rename it back to what it was
checked in.
Also, this is in the docs and the FAQ.
(try it some time, you might be surprised what you might learn)


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Received on 2008-09-15 07:45:00 CEST

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