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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Steve Greenland <steveg_at_lsli.com>
Date: 2004-12-22 16:57:18 CET

On Tue, Dec 21, 2004 at 05:03:44PM -0500, Gili wrote:
> 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.

"Don't do that."

Seriously. If you're doing mixed platform development, you have to be
aware of the differences in platforms. File system behaviour is pretty

That said, I do have directory that has both 'foo' and 'FOO' (both unix
specific scripts, who installed location is not the same directory
(don't ask, it's one of those historical things)). If you try to check
this out with CVS on Win32, it suceeds (for sufficiently low values of
'suceed'), with the second overwriting the first. However, it then shows
up as modified in status, and 'cvs up' results in conflicts. Not very

I haven't tried this with subversion; it *should* give an error on
initial checkout, I would think.


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