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Re: hg problem

From: Timothy Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:26:49 -0400
Cc: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>, Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>, Simon Miles <simon.miles@kcl.ac.uk>, Paolo Missier <paolo.missier@newcastle.ac.uk>
Message-Id: <7DCA4038-1819-4DF4-A843-2141BEC7D881@rpi.edu>
To: Paolo Missier <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
Now we know 

1) that we should avoid changing case and 
2) how to fix it if it happens 

:-)

-Tim

On Mar 29, 2012, at 11:55 AM, Paolo Missier wrote:

> All
> 
> I have just come back online.
> 
> What is happening is that everyone seems to notice a problem, /except myself/.  My hg functions as normal so I was not even aware of any problem. So, apologies if I was not aware of it until I caught up with email.
> 
> Whatever the effect, the cause is a trivial (to me) case change in file collections.png -> Collections.png, which I made to align the file name to what Luc had put in the DM. I could just as easily changed the link in the doc, had I suspected it would create such a havoc.  Evidently I renamed the file locally without asking mercurial permission to do it.
> 
> so to me this is a weakness of mercurial, but I can only apologise for the inconvenience caused.
> The DM reflects the correct state of things at this point. .svg file also in model/images for further editing
> 
> -Paolo
> 
> 
> 
> On 3/29/12 3:00 PM, Luc Moreau wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> Simon, All,
>> 
>> I am aware that there is a problem on hg which prevents us from updating.
>> I am trying to look into it with Tim.
>> We will keep you posted.
>> 
>> Luc
>> 
>> On 03/29/2012 02:55 PM, Miles, Simon wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hello Paolo, Luc,
>>>  
>>> Sorry for the techie mail, but the W3C Mercurial repository seems to have an error on Windows due to a file rename in the DM:
>>>  
>>> abort: case-folding collision between model/images/collections.png and model/images/Collections.png
>>>  
>>> This prevents me from doing update, so I cannot commit the latest primer.
>>>  
>>> From looking online (below), it seems that this has to be corrected by someone using UNIX, and I would also prefer not to fiddle with a file someone else may be changing. If it is yours, could you fix the error?
>>>  
>>> http://www.softwareprojects.com/resources/programming/t-how-to-fix-mercurial-case-folding-collision-1937.html
>>>  
>>> thanks,
>>> Simon
>>>  
>>> Dr Simon Miles
>>> Senior Lecturer, Department of Informatics
>>> Kings College London, WC2R 2LS, UK
>>> +44 (0)20 7848 1166
>>>  
>>> Electronically querying for the provenance of entities:
>>> http://eprints.dcs.kcl.ac.uk/61/
>> 
>> -- 
>> Professor Luc Moreau               
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>> University of Southampton          fax:   +44 23 8059 2865         
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> 
> 
> -- 
> -----------  ~oo~  --------------
> Paolo Missier - Paolo.Missier@newcastle.ac.uk, pmissier@acm.org 
> School of Computing Science, Newcastle University,  UK
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Received on Thursday, 29 March 2012 16:27:52 GMT

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