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Re: Merge Reintegrate error messages

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 21:59:55 +0100

On 21.03.2012 20:50, Gerald Britton wrote:
> Hi -- I have a project that has these directories (among others)
> ...\bin\Templates
> I tried to do a test merge on this subdirectory and typed
> ...\bin\templates
> With a lower-case "t".
> I got the error message:
> Error: File not found: revision 503, path '/7791/bin/templates'
> I replaced the lower-case "t" with an upper-case "T", and the merge worked.
> My question: Since Windows preserves case but does not check it, should TSVN respect case in this case?

Windows treats file paths case-insensitive, but Subversion treats them
If TSVN would 'fix' the case here, you could get problems if there are
two paths in the repository just differing in case: you'll never be able
to 'fix' this in the repository.
Also, how could TSVN even know before trying the command what the
correct case would be?


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