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Re: hg problem

From: Graham Klyne <graham.klyne@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:26:43 +0100
Message-ID: <4F747123.3040701@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
To: Luc Moreau <L.Moreau@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
CC: Provenance Working Group WG <public-prov-wg@w3.org>, Simon Miles <simon.miles@kcl.ac.uk>, Tim Lebo <lebot@rpi.edu>, "Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk" <Paolo.Missier@ncl.ac.uk>
I believe the problem to be an update which Paolo made which created a new file 
that differs in case only from an existing files.  Some systems (Windows, Macs) 
cannot handle this.

I'm blocked on this too.

The file in question that I've encountered is model/images/Collection.png


On 29/03/2012 15:00, 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/
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