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Re: CaSe insensetive OS not handled well

From: Roel Harbers <roel_at_roelharbers.com>
Date: 2005-08-19 13:06:51 CEST

Flex wrote:
> Hi all,
> It's about:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1495
> On OS-es that does not distinguish between file.c and File.C working
> with subversion leads from annoying results to a loss of data.

Loss of data? how?

> not just about the urls, the filenames, but a side things like ignore
> files - xx.tmp, xx.Tmp, XX.TMP, etc are the same file under windows

You can use expressions like *.[tT][mM][pP] I think.

> A solution:
> #ifdef WIN32
> #define strcmp strcmpcaseinsensitive or whatever
> #endif
> It is an ugly solution but you got the idea.

It's not a solution at all, because that would mean windows clients can
no longer communicate with unix servers and vice versa.

But I agree that it is a problem that should be handled in the long run.


Roel Harbers

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