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Re: WinXP Checkout From svnserve Fails Partway Through

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2005-09-28 09:16:59 CEST

Saulius Grazulis wrote:
> Unix filesystem is case-sensitive ('so4.pdb' and 'SO4.pdb' are two completely
> different files); windows are -- how it is called? -- case-preserving? Which
> means 'so4.pdb' and 'SO4.pdb' map to the same file, and we have a naming
> conflict.

Windows uses a case-insensitive file system.

> NB. it would be probably helpful if TortoiseSVN gave somewhat more informative
> error message in the described situation...

That is not TSVN's job. It only knows what Subversion tells it.

In the contrib directory of the Subversion source, there is a script to
use in your pre-commit hook script that prevents commits of files that
only differ in case.

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