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Re: Checkout of Emacs CVS through firewall

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Checkout of Emacs CVS through firewall
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 13:43:51 +0900

"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:
>> But it should work on a case-preserving filesystem, which at least VFAT,
>> NTFS and HFS[+] are.
> I was thinking about a scenario where some tool renames a file to its
> lower-case variant.  On a case-insensitive system, when Emacs tries to
> open 4Corner.el, it will happily find 4corner.el, so this could go
> unnoticed for a long time.

So don't use tools that screw up your filenames -- or if you must do so,
at least understand that it _will_ confuse any source-control system
you happen to be using.

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