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Re: FAQ suggestion/question

From: Nathan Kidd <nathan_at_hummingbird.com>
Date: 2004-08-20 18:09:42 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> Duncan Murdoch <subversion@murdoch-sutherland.com> writes:
>>How should I have done this? It shouldn't be necessary for every
>>Windows user to do commits to the repository to update their checked
>>out version, and asking for a new checkout seems a little extreme....
> Sadly, the best recommendation I can think of is to blow away the
> directory (using standard operating system recursive removal, I don't
> remember the exact command for Windows) and then update. Sorry for
> the inconvenience.

And then prevent it from happening again by adding the
check-case-insensitive.pl script to your pre-commit hook.
Find it in http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/contrib/hook-scripts/
or a svn source tarball.

FYI I'm currently modifying this script to fix performance when adding
to the root of large trees. I plan to submit a patch to the dev list soon.


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