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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2004-12-22 22:32:41 CET

Gili wrote:
>>Then there's the horrible issue of broken tools changing file case on
>>you behind your back (this tends to happen too often on Windows),
>>usually after some version of the file has alrealy been committed. SVN
>>could detect this change locally, but because of the OS/FS/locale
>>dependencies I mentioned above, we must find a way to do this /without/
>>using strcasecmp. (Why? Because SVN uses UTF-8 internally, and there's
>>no locale-independent case-folding function).
> Java has a local-independant case-folding function. Why can't
> Subversion's portability layer provide the same sort of thing?

How do you know it's the same one used by Windows and OSX?


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