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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Gili <junk_at_bbs.darktech.org>
Date: 2004-12-21 23:03:44 CET

On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 22:57:42 +0100, Norbert Unterberg wrote:

>I even do not see the need to drop case-sensitivity in subversion
>(server part) to make the windows svn client behave as a windows user
>would expect (at least for the working copy). Since svn stores a copy of
>the file with the original file name in the text-base, the client can
>detect the original name (as stored in the repository) and identify the
>file, then take the action required to recognize the file, move,
>checkin, rename etc, even if the case of the name changed. This should
>be possible without server changes, shouldn't it?
>(not knwoing too much details about svn internals)

        Yes, but I am concerned about what happens when someone checks
in different files "abc" and "Abc" with a Unix client and then someone
under win32 tries to check them out.


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