[Mono-dev] names differing only by case in git repo?

Bang Jun-young junyoung at mogua.com
Sun Jan 27 01:49:47 UTC 2013

I have the same problem on Windows. Two of those files have invisible
trailing spaces in their names. I'm curious how they could have been
committed in the first place. A bug in Git?

On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 3:53 AM, sebastian
<sebastian at palladiumconsulting.com> wrote:
> I cloned the mono/mono repo to a Windows machine, and no matter what I do,
> my git status reports thusly:
> $ git status
> # On branch master
> # Changes not staged for commit:
> #   (use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed)
> #   (use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working
> directory)
> #
> #       modified:   mcs/class/monodoc/monodoc.dll.sources
> #       modified:   mcs/class/monodoc/monodoc_test.dll.sources
> #
> no changes added to commit (use "git add" and/or "git commit -a")
> Signs suggest this is due to files which differ only by case, which can make
> Windows & OS X unhappy. I can commit the bogus change locally, but it
> reappears when moving to a tag.
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