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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-12 12:13:48

Probably the cvs that comes with cygwin doesn't have this problem...
probably ;-(

----- Original Message -----
From: <williamkempf_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2001 12:29 PM
Subject: [boost] WinCVS bug (was Re: CVS - Rename a File)

> Well, it appears there's a bug in the CVS client installed by WinCVS
> that will prevent "renaming" a file to change case only on a Windows
> platform. AFAIK there shouldn't be a problem on other platforms. In
> the future, if anyone needs to rename a file in this manner either it
> should be done from another platform if you have access to one, you
> should ask some other Boost member with access from another platform
> to do it for you, or you should submit a request to the SourceForge
> support asking them to do it for you. Any attempts to do this from a
> Windows platform are just likely to fail, leaving a "phantom lock",
> and there's no known work around. :(
> Bill Kempf
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