Renaming issue, changing case only.

Jason Pyeron jpyeron@pdinc.us
Wed Mar 4 12:56:00 GMT 2009


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-owner@cygwin.com 
> [mailto:cygwin-owner@cygwin.com] On Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 3:46
> To: cygwin@cygwin.com
> Subject: Re: Renaming issue, changing case only.
> 
> On Mar  3 20:05, David Rothenberger wrote:
> > On 3/3/2009 7:48 PM, David Rothenberger wrote:
> >> On 3/3/2009 12:27 PM, Jason Pyeron wrote:
> >>> $ svn mv CustomerInventoryAction.java CustomerinventoryAction.java
> >>> svn: Path 'CustomerinventoryAction.java' is not a 
> directory [...]  
> >>>But mv is okay.
> >>>
> >>> $ touch XyzzY.txt
> >>> $ mv XyzzY.txt Xyzzy.txt

As is said below there is no problem with cygwin and the rename.

> >>
> >> coreutils has some magic to make this work that is lacking in 
> >> subversion or libapr1 or libaprutils1. Does this work with 
> Cygwin 1.7?
> >
> > Doesn't work with Cygwin 1.7, either.
> >
> > The work-around is to do a commit between moves:
> > % svn mv file File.tmp
> > % svn commit -m ''
> > % svn mv File.tmp file
> > % svn commit -m ''
> 
> Cygwin 1.7 itself has no problems to rename a file just 
> case-wise, neither under casesensitive mount points nor under 
> caseinsensitive mount points.  This looks like a problem in svn.


But as this works on other platforms it appears to be a cygwin platform only bug
in svn. If here is not the best place, where should this be addressed?


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