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Re: Advice for changing filename case in SVN on case insensitive system

From: Geoff Hoffman <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:56:33 -0700

Yes, that helps, Dave, thanks.


deleting the file from Subversion, then adding the copy with the correct

Question: Doesn't that blow away revision history? If I didn't care about
revision history I would just start over with a fresh repo.

I also thought about doing full URL svn mv's but seemed like that could
take a very long time to do...

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On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:45 PM, Dave Huang <khym_at_azeotrope.org> wrote:

> On 6/20/2013 5:34 PM, Geoff Hoffman wrote:
>> We have a bunch of Kohana 3.2 projects in revision control, all with
>> lower case filenames.
>> We're upgrading to Kohana 3.3; one of the main changes to Kohana 3.3 is
>> implementing PSR-0 filename conventions, which require the class
>> Model_Myclass to be found in Model/Myclass.php ... in our current repo it's
>> in model/myclass.php (all lower case).
>> I thought I could just svn rename, however I'm confused by the output I'm
>> seeing:
>> svn rename myclass.php Myclass.php
>> svn: E155007: Path '/Full/Path/To/Myclass.php' is not a directory
> Perhaps http://subversion.apache.org/**faq.html#case-change<http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#case-change>might be helpful.
> (Interesting/surprising that SVN 1.7 only fixed svn rename on Windows, but
> not on other OSes with case-insensitive filesystems like MacOS X)

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