Filenames with Win32 special characters (or: Interix filename compatibility)

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jul 29 15:27:00 GMT 2008

On Jul 29 11:20, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jul 2008, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I removed the CYGWIN=case_check option.  This was long overdue and with
> > real case-sensitivity it's entirely obsolete.
> Oh, good.  My old nemesis is back.  Now if I check out a project from CVS
> with both and onto a case-insensitive filesystem, the first one
> will just get silently overwritten, instead of producing an error.

You can simply switch to case sensitivity for the path with your local
CVS repository.  I assume you're not using FAT exclusively...


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