On Mar 7, 2014, at 10:22 AM, Ian Lepore <i...@freebsd.org> wrote:

> 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).

Confirmed via regex, almost… Now there’s only one ending in dot:



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