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Re: CVS commit: src

On Tue, Aug 27, 2019 at 11:54:34AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
> writes:
> > These seem to be lowercase versions of the same names. We're going to
> > have trouble with the people who use case insensitive filesystems and
> > CVS.
> With any luck the multicase stuff is just dups to prune and not useful.
> > (Or maybe it's not so bad because they're files, not directories?)
> Doesn't matter - still bad.
> What happens is that cvs creates one of the files, and then when it
> creates the other finds a file already there, or overwrites it, so the
> other one shows up modified.   Probably there is a bigger explosion with
> directories...

It doesn't matter as much for files as long as only one of them is the
checkout at any time. Directories on the other hand are created first
and pruned again afterwards, so they will normally coexist.


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