Lack of case-sensitive filename handling with git 1.7.9-1 for Cygwin 64-bit

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 16 13:49:00 GMT 2013

On Aug 16 09:21, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 8/16/2013 4:17 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >I assume the format of the git database files depends on the
> >architecture.  Therefore it's probably not advisable to use
> >a git repo created under 32 bit git with a 64 b
> Oh, wow. That's...awkward. I'm sharing the same drive area mounted
> in both cyg32 and cyg64 for my builds, and repo'ing the cygport &
> related files using git.  So far I always have done the git
> manipulations in cyg32...guess I need to make sure I continue to do
> it that way!
> (I could always "clone" the repo(s) to a new area on cyg64, but I
> would probably have to use one of the wire protocols and not the
> file system protocol to do it).

This is just an assumption.  I don't know if the format is really
different, but the symmetry of the effect *is* weird.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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