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Re: README and readme are the same file in windows,but the different in Linux

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 07:02:24 -0400

On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 06:58, zhiwei chen <zhiweik_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I create two files, README and readme in Linux,then commit to svn server.
> But when I checkout in windows from svn server,you can imagine what will
> happened.

Windows complains that the file already exists when attempting the
second file and the checkout stops, last time I checked. Is there a
question about this behaviour buried somewhere in your email that I
missed?

The solution is to disallow filenames that only differ by case if you
expect users to check out to case-insensitive filesystems.
Received on 2011-07-07 13:03:41 CEST

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