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Re: filenames different from OS to OS

From: Sven Brueggemann <SBrueggemann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-12-06 23:25:05 CET

Hello David,

>> >>>>I want to version files that are compatible between operating
>> >>>>systems, but have different names on Win and Unix (8.3 under Win,
>> >>>>8.7 under Unix).
>> AFAIK svn does not support links on W32. If I ran a batch making NTFS
>> links once after checking out a working copy on W32 - will that help
>> svn to do what I'd like it to?

> Instead of using links for the W32 filenames, why not have the real
> files use 8.3 names and then add links for the 8.7 names. Then the
> Windows users can operate on the files as normal, and the Unix users
> will use the symlink and be happy, too.

I'll give it a try. Thanks!

Kind regards


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