On Fri, 2014-03-07 at 10:19 -0700, Warner Losh wrote:
> On Mar 7, 2014, at 9:47 AM, Eitan Adler <li...@eitanadler.com> wrote:
> > On 7 March 2014 11:41, Rui Paulo <rpa...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> >> On 6 Mar 2014, at 23:30, David Xu <davi...@freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>> it seems filename ended with a dot is illegal on Windows, if someone
> >>> wants to check out freebsd source code on Windows, it will be a problem.
> >> Is this something we want to support?
> > Yes.
> >> NetBSD made some invasive changes on their source tree to be able to
> >> support case-insensitive filesystems (like renaming 'cvs' to 'xcvs' to
> >> avoid clashing with the 'CVS' metadata directory), but they support
> >> building NetBSD on many different platforms.
> > Has anyone enumerated the problematic files for FreeBSD ?
> Last time I looked there were only a handful. I’ll conduct a census and get a
> concrete enumeration of the problem…
Last time I noticed (early last year) there were 3 files ending in a dot
and no case conflicts. Mercurial now finds just the one file ending in
a dot and no case conflicts (doing "hg init;hg add -q" at /usr/src).
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