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Re: problems checking out to macos 10 client

From: Ashley Aitken <mrhatken_at_mac.com>
Date: 2004-08-21 14:03:06 CEST

Hi Alan,

I believe there is an option to make HFS+ case-sensitive.

It's explicitly available on MacOS X Server and a command-line thing on
MacOS X Client.

That said, I probably wouldn't recommend using it.

Case-insensitive is usually more sensible ...

As well, it may cause some problems in other places.

Cheers,
Ashley.

On 20/08/2004, at 3:31 AM, Alan wrote:

>>> I could understand if svn got confused on a windows system, but my
>>> mac
>>> is running unix which is case-sensitive last time I checked.
>>
>> That is incorrect. HFS+ (the default filesystem on Mac OS X) is
>> indeed
>> case-insensitive (but case preserving), so if you have two files with
>> names that differ only in case you will get these kind of errors.
>
> garrett
> News to me... Thanks for the info.
>

--
Ashley Aitken
Perth, Western Australia
mrhatken at mac dot com
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