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Re: Strange git issue with a particular repo




On 2018-08-05 10:21, arnold@xxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi.
> 
> john doe <johndoe65534@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>> Linux is case sensitive and Windows is case preserving.
>> That is probably the issue here, did the case of the files has been 
>> changed (rename 100%)?
>>
>> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/vsts/repos/git/case-sensitivity?view=vsts
>>
>> In other words, on "Cygwin" git can not handle files defering only by 
>> the case.
> 
> It's possible, but I don't think so.  Is there a straightforward way to
> tell?  Although I've been using git for a while, I'm not a major league
> guru.

I don't think it is a rename in the history.  I think it is because both
regdir/T.sub and regdir/t.sub exist in the dame directory, for example.
You can clone it successfully on Windows if you enable case sensitivity,
which is probably not recommended but possible with a registry change.


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