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Re: CaSe insensetive OS not handled well

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2005-08-22 10:29:05 CEST

Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2005-08-19 15:38:33 -0400, James FitzGibbon wrote:
>>There is already a hook to do this in the contrib directory:

There is a check-case-insensitive.py now which works better and will be
improved further.

>>Pre-commit hook that stops case insensitive collisions.
>>This script can be called from a pre-commit hook on either Windows or
>>a Unix like operating system. It implements the checks required to
>>ensure that the repository acts in a way which is compatible with a
>>case insensitive file system.
> How does it solve the problem if the client has different locales,
> e.g. in Turkish locales (using iso-8859-9)?
> For instance, in these locales, tolower('I') is the Turkish dotless
> lowercase i.

See http://www.subversionary.org/node/80 - it turns out that the
(partial) case insensitiveness of NTFS is not dependant on locale. If
anyone has any information on what MacOS X does please let me know.

Martin Tomes
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