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Re: Windows case-sensitive filesystem issues

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-10-06 19:36:13 CEST

On 10/6/2006 1:32 PM, Eric Lemes wrote:
> 2006/10/6, Ted Dennison <dennison@ssd.fsi.com>:
>> If it were up to me, I'd want Win32 builds of SVN client tools to be
>> case-insensitive. I realize that would probably cause problems for
>> others though.
> I think this must be some kind of configuration in the repository, this is
> why I don't think a hook script approach isn't wrong.
> I can have a SVN windows server, with repos for applications built under
> linux and vice-versa.

I think that's a different issue: the files in the repos are never
named as files in the host file system, just as database records (BDB)
or numeric filenames (FSFS). Internally the svn server maintains a
case-sensitive internal file system regardless of where it is hosted.

Duncan Murdoch

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