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Re: Deleted case insensitive folders clashing on windows

From: Frans Englich
Subject: Re: Deleted case insensitive folders clashing on windows
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 11:10:22 +0100
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On Thursday 29 November 2007 10:13:05 Arthur Barrett wrote:
> > Installing a file system driver or whatever is a rather high
> > requirement for
> > using a repository system. So that cannot be used.
> If you want a non-case sensitive filesystem to be case sensitive then a
> file system driver is the way to go.

No, I don't want to. I just want to check out the repository without getting 
into trouble. I had "Foo" and "foo" and deleted one of them for the precise 
reason of avoiding these problems.

> > How does one rename a deleted folder? As far as I know that's
> > not doable, nor
> > can one delete a folder.
> $ mv /path/to/repo/module/foo /path/to/repo/module/foobar

Is this a server side move, or is it moving empty directories in a working 

> If you did what I suggested and contact the right newsgroup you'd get
> better suggestions (since this is a CVS newsgroup and it's a CVSNT
> problem it's kinda off-topic) - eg: the checkout -S switch:

I'm trying to use CVS here, I don't want to lock myself to a specific client. 

I have no files that requires a case sensitive file system, beyond one that is 
deleted. If there's anything I can do beyond deleting the offending file, 
please tell.

So in order to check out such a repository on windows I need to install a file 
system driver or use a specific client? Look, this is all a bad joke, CVS 
gotta be better than that.



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