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Re: Changing name capitalization under Windows

From: <JRancier_at_penntraffic.com>
Date: 2007-03-23 17:29:41 CET

Would cygwin work in this case?

"Matt Sickler" <crazyfordynamite@gmail.com>
03/23/2007 12:27 PM

"Luke.Powell@bjservices.com" <Luke.Powell@bjservices.com>
Re: Changing name capitalization under Windows

well, that is their decision - windows simply wont let you do it ( unless
you use a non NTFS / FAT filesystem, that could work, maybe )

it should be a one time deal anyway, right?

On 3/23/07, Luke.Powell@bjservices.com <Luke.Powell@bjservices.com> wrote:
It would be nice, but there are certain elements of the department that
are... reluctant to work on anything but Windows.

"Matt Sickler" <crazyfordynamite@gmail.com > wrote on 03/23/2007 11:23:52

> do the rename on a filesystem that cares about case? ( like linux )

> On 3/23/07, Luke.Powell@bjservices.com <Luke.Powell@bjservices.com>
> We are operating under Windows and are bringing some old files under
> version control that are from old DOS days when the filenames were
> capitalized by default, e.g. FOO.C. We'd like to rename these according
> more modern standards, but when we try doing "svn rename FOO.C foo.c" we
> are told that we "Cannot move path ' FOO.C' onto itself." So far the
> alternative has been to do it directly to the repository, e.g. "svn
> svn://my.rep/FOO.C svn://my.rep/foo.c" but doing it that way generates a

> lot of revisions and is very slow. Is there any other way to do what we
> need to do?
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