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Re: Renaming files on win32

From: Gili <junk_at_bbs.darktech.org>
Date: 2004-12-22 23:32:23 CET

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 22:35:38 +0100, Julian Reschke wrote:

>Gili wrote:
>> On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 20:16:08 +0100, Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> ...
>> This covers all major cases off the top of my head. What do you
>> think?
>How do you handle other cases, such as
>1) Windows automativally loosing trailing dots and blanks,
>2) specific filenames that are illegal under Windows (con.*)?

        For case 1, you can store trailing dots or spaces by
surrounding the filename with quotes. For case two, that's fine,
Subversion already doesn't support this properly. We'd be stepping
closer to the ideal behavior -- I don't claim it would be perfect.


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