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Re: One of my directories is locked and cleanup will not fix it.

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-01-15 17:32:54 CET

On Jan 15, 2006, at 15:09, Leslie Software wrote:

> I had a series of files under source control named *.PNG and I wanted
> to change the name to *.png. When I tried to rename them directly I
> received a message that I could not just change the case of the file
> name. So I renamed each one to *.png2 and then renamed them again to
> *.png. And committed them. All seemed well. Then as I was upgrading
> my IDE I deleted my working copy and after the upgrade I recreated it.
> I noticed that the icons in question were missing so I tried to
> perform
> an update and that is when I saw the error described above.

Changing a filename's case within Subversion on a case-insensitive
file system is always a problem, regardless of how many steps you use
to do it. Please read this FAQ, especially the part "Both ways will
leave Windows working copies with problems":


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