Oops. With further googling on this issue, it appears that the Linux source
tree cannot be checked out to a non-case sensitive file system and be
expected to compile/work properly:
On Wednesday, August 28, 2013 3:41:36 PM UTC+8, TC Wan wrote:
> Thanks a lot for solving this mystery. Looks like the original repository
> needs cleaning up.
So NO, the repository was fine, it is just not compatible with HFS+ default
non-case sensitive configuration.
There appears to be no workaround (the sparsecheckout workaround appears to
just not checkout the problematic directories) that I have found.
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