[cfe-dev] Shortest RFC ever: I propose we rename files using `.TXT` extension to use `.txt`

Chandler Carruth via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jan 17 19:24:05 PST 2019


I mean, I can try to get these to not be "renames" in svn... but surely
modern windows SVN clients handle this correctly? (and git clienst?)

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 7:12 PM Michael Kruse <cfe-dev at meinersbur.de> wrote:

> The problem here might be git trying to rename 'file.TXT' to
> 'file.txt', which results in an error on Windows since it sees both as
> the same name.
>
>
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10523849/changing-capitalization-of-filenames-in-git
>
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8604535/git-rebase-issue-with-files-of-same-name-but-different-case
>
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/6899582/i-change-the-capitalization-of-a-directory-and-git-doesnt-seem-to-pick-up-on-it
>
> Some problems on Windows/MacOS systems are possible.
>
> Michael
>
> Am Do., 17. Jan. 2019 um 20:53 Uhr schrieb Chandler Carruth via
> cfe-dev <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
> >
> > On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 6:51 PM Hubert Tong <
> hubert.reinterpretcast at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> I'm wondering if this would wreak havoc upon semi-case-sensitive
> systems like Windows. I'd like to hear from people who use Git and SVN on
> Windows.
> >
> >
> > FWIW, I will of course not do this in any case where there might be a
> collision due to such file systems. I don't think there are any such cases
> however.
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> -- HT
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 9:43 PM Chandler Carruth via cfe-dev <
> cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Why? Because we have a mixture scattered about the codebase, but only
> a very few with `.TXT`. I like consistency. It makes my obsessive
> tendancies happy.
> >>>
> >>> Is this important? Nope.
> >>>
> >>> Why am I asking first? Because its possible someone, somewhere will be
> disrupted by this so I figured I'd ask first.
> >>>
> >>> -Chandler
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