SVN book feedback - dealing with Windows file and directory name issues
d.s at daniel.shahaf.name
Fri Jul 15 12:32:22 CDT 2011
C. Michael Pilato wrote on Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 13:20:03 -0400:
> On 10/24/2010 05:47 PM, Rene Sugar wrote:
> > Hello,
> > In one Subversion project created on Linux, when I tried to checkout a local
> > copy on Windows, I ran into a directory named "aux" which is the name of a
> > device on Windows.
> > In another project, I ran into several files in the same directory where the
> > files had the same name in different cases (e.g. TOKEN.c, token.c).
> > If there is a way to handle these differences on Windows in your working
> > copy when you don't own the Linux repository, it would be helpful to know
> > about.
> Unfortunately, I know of no such workaround. The onus is on the folks using
Use a shallow working copy?
> the repository to understand the nuances of reserved filenames across the
> set of operating systems on which the working copies made from this
> repository might exist.
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> | http://cmpilato.blogspot.com/
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