Renaming issue, changing case only.

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Mar 4 16:59:00 GMT 2009


On Mar  4 08:51, David Rothenberger wrote:
> On 3/4/2009 12:45 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Or it's a problem with the operator. :-) Seems I wasn't actually running  
> in Cygwin 1.7 when I thought I was. Plus, I was using a /cygdrive path  
> with case-sensitivity turned off.
>
> I will retry again today with a proper 1.7 environment. If this works  
> with 1.7, I'm not going to try to patch svn for 1.5. Otherwise, I'll  
> investigate further.

Well, even for 1.7, it *should* work when not using case-sensitivity.
Most people will probably continue to use case-insensitive settings.
Not everyone want or is allowed to tweak this registry setting.


Corinna

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