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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-06 19:51:09

on Mon Aug 06 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> John Maddock wrote:
>> Roland Schwarz wrote:
>>> Is there a policy about filename case within boost?
>>> At least windows does not distinguish between upper and lower case.
>>> So a developer using windows might too easily miss this fact which
>>> can result
>>> in code that compiles on windows and not on unix.
>>> So I'd expect that there is a policy e.g. requiring all lower case
>>> filenames. In my opinion this also should be checked by a pre-commit
>>> hook.
>> Agreed, the pre-commit checks should save us from ourselves :-)
> Sure, but one warning. Some of those checks will not make sense for all
> the files in SVN.

Jamfile, anyone?

Dave Abrahams
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