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Re: Cygwin's svn appends unwanted .exe to file name on checkout

On Mar  2 11:33, Thomas Berger wrote:
> > * On Mon, Mar 01, 2010 at 09:45:46AM -0800 David Rothenberger wrote:
> >> On 3/1/2010 5:43 AM, Alan Burn wrote:
> > 
> >> So I think I've made a little progress here. I still don't have a  
> >> solution, but I can now reproduce the problem.
> > 
> > Doesn't cygwin 1.7 add the .exe suffix when writing (some?) binary
> > files? I seem to remember to have readabout this being a problem before
> > the release of 1.7.1 here in this mailing list. I think Corinna was
> > speaking with someone about this.
> I experienced the introduction of ".exe" suffixes when rsyncing a
> directory hierarchy with many checked out svn repositories:
> File names like freetbl.exe.svn-base were changed on transport to
> freetbl.exe.svn-base.exe
> I did not investigate whether this behaviour was triggered by
> the file magic number or just the ".exe" inside the name

The .exe suffix is added if all of the below is true:

- The file is renamed via the rename(2) function.
- The name does not only change by case on a caseinsensitive mount.
- The file is a binary checked with the Win32 function GetBinaryType,
  and the returned type is SCS_32BIT_BINARY or SCS_64BIT_BINARY.
- The source filename has none of the following suffixes:
- The destination filename has none of the aforementioned suffixes.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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