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Re: On VirtualPC Rename erases File

From: Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net>
Date: Sat, 6 Mar 2010 13:46:14 -0800

Sorry, I just realized that this _is_ svn we're talking about. You can
rename directly in the repository browser --- it deals with case correctly.

On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net> wrote:

> In Windows (NTFS and FAT), filenames are case _insensitive_, so
> CLSObjPrjKeys.h and cLSObjPrjKeys.h represent the same file. I know that
> svn had problems with renames like this (just case change) under Windows
> (and Mac, and any file system which is case insensitive).
> I haven't played with this in hg, so I'm not sure if there are any issues.
> If you can rename in two steps:
> 1) CLSObjPrjKeys.h --> temp
> 2) temp -> cLSObjPrjKeys.h
> Then there's probably an issue with the underlying file system. These
> types are problems are no really a fault of hg (or any other vcs), but more
> just an known limitation of the environment.
> On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 6:30 AM, Peter Muster <restumr_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> My Source is on a Windows7 Computer
>> I work with the "Windows XP Mode" virtual computer. Here I installed the
>> TortoiseSVN.
>> I activated the Integrationsfeatures.
>> I have a file with the name CLSObjPrjKeys.h in the repository.
>> My developmentenvironment renamed it to cLSObjPrjKeys.h.
>> I click "Check for modifications" and the Tortoisedialogs opens.
>> Tortoise trys now to rename the file cLSObjPrjKeys.h to CLSObjPrjKeys.h.
>> For some reason this doesn't work and the file is erased.
>> I attach a procmon-logfile of that.
>> I actually don't know, if there is a problem with my computer oder
>> Tortoise has a problem with the VirtualPC.
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