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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <>
Subject Re: README and readme are the same file in windows,but the different in Linux
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2011 01:42:58 GMT
On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Andy Levy <> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 06:58, zhiwei chen <> 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.

Does anyone have pre-commit that will do this? Because it's not a rare
problem for our Windows users.

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