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Re: Strange git issue with a particular repo

Greetings, Ken Brown!

> On 8/5/2018 5:31 AM, James Darnley wrote:
>> You can clone it successfully on Windows if you enable case sensitivity,
>> which is probably not recommended but possible with a registry change.

> I wouldn't say this is not recommended.  It's documented in the Cygwin 
> User's Guide:

> https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html#pathnames-casesensitive

> I've been setting up my Cygwin systems to be case sensitive for years 
> with no problems.

If you want case sensitivity, it's best to configure it on a per-volume basis.
Mindlessly turning it on in registry is going to cause interoperability issues
with other systems.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Sunday, August 5, 2018 18:15:56

Sorry for my terrible english...

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