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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla1.2 on cygwin

From: Tom Lord
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: tla1.2 on cygwin
Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 12:40:51 -0800 (PST)

    > From: "Gary V.Vaughan" <address@hidden>

    > On 11 Mar 2004, at 01:14, Tom Lord wrote:
    > >> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>

    > >> As long as the archive/branch ordering is used consistently
    > >> everywhere the case-sensitivity issue can be solved locally, but
    > >> by mixing the two you introduced a global constraint.

    > > That's an insightful way to look at it but not a realistic one, I
    > > think.

    > Would you be willing to have archive-setup and friends offer a warning
    > when a user is about to create an archive/branch that will cause 
    > problems
    > for users of case-sensitive file-systems?

That's a weird idea but yes -- I think I _might_ accept that.

Andrew, Bob, James, Miles, Robert, <everyone else who I've rudely
omitted who should be in this list>:  what do you think?   It's a
weird irregularity but perhaps a useful one.   I'll flip a coin absent 
good insight about the issue.

The command would fail if you're creating a same-archive name collision
unless you provide an overriding CLI option.

Doesn't solve the inter-archive problem that Dustin is up in arms
about but is otherwise (in my twisted view of the world) a potential


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