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Re: Git on macOS shows committed files as untracked

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 02:35:52PM +0200, Torsten Bögershausen wrote:

> (Please no top-posting)
> On 14/07/17 11:45, Elliot Chandler wrote:
> > For what it's worth, the file looks normal in Gentoo GNU/Linux (name
> > appears "ḋἲ╓εﮯ𒑏○╓Ӳ" and it seems to work like any other directory).
> > 
> Thanks for testing -
> Normal and Normal ;-)
> For me the 6th code point does look strange
> The "box" with 04142F:
> Code point 4142F is unassigned and is outside any currently defined block range.

Are you sure? I get u+1244f. I don't have a glyph for it in my font, but
at least it's a real unicode codepoint (cuneiform 1).

> So this is not valid Unicode, so we have a problem here under MacOS -
> not much Git can do about it.

I do still suspect this is the root of the problem. There's something
about the string that HFS+ doesn't want to store, and there's nothing we
can do to fix that.