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Re: Bug in svn on MacOS X 10.4 with ._ files on UFS

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-06-02 16:44:08 CEST

On Jun 2, 2005, at 10:08 AM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

> You're saying that someone may want to check in a ._ file. This can
> be done on a non-HFS+ partition. But someone who will check out that
> on a HFS+ partition will probably get an error or some other kind of
> clash, because ._ files are handled in a special way there.
>
> What I'm thinking of is that there's the same kind of problems with
> case-insensitive file systems. If someone checks in "foo" and "Foo"
> from a case-sensitive file system, what happens when one checks out
> these files on a case-insensitive file system?

It fails in a very ugly way.

> Does Subversion have
> some workaround and could it be used for ._ files (on HFS+) too?

No.

Scott

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