Re: Strange git issue with a particular repo
- Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2018 11:31:52 +0200
- From: James Darnley <james.darnley@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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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