To verify that my issue was due to case-name insensitivity on Windows,
I renamed the file in the original repo, then cloned it. That worked
fine, there is now no modified file
On Saturday, December 21, 2013 1:35:36 PM UTC-8, joeri...@gmail.com wrote:
> In my case (I'm not the OP) the repository was created on a linux machine
> with 184.108.40.206. On the windows machine
> I've tried to clone it with cygwin git 1.7.4 and mysgit 1.8.4. Both show
> the same file as being modified, and diffing it
> shows significant differs.
> Oh. I think I know what's happening. The repo has two files, one named
> the other Debugger.mm. It is the Debugger.mm file that it thinks is
> modified and the diff is comparing it to debugger.mm.
> Is Windows not case sensitive? I think not.
> On Saturday, December 21, 2013 9:27:13 AM UTC-8, Philip Oakley wrote:
>> 1. Have you managed to reproduce this on any other repos?
>> 2. Is the repo, or a demonstrable fault variant, available publically?
>> 3. What does a diff of the current state with its last commit say (i.e.
>> what is the full detail hidden below the simple status)?
>> 4. Are yo at least able to share the filename/path of those failing files
>> (should it be related to that)?
>> 5. Does it have sub-modules ??
>> Are you able to try with a newer version 1.8.x to see if it's a fixed bug.
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> *From:* joeri...@gmail.com
>> *To:* git-...@googlegroups.com
>> *Sent:* Saturday, December 21, 2013 5:00 PM
>> *Subject:* [git-users] Re: Help, very strange behavior by Git
>> My post on a separate thread brings up what seems to be the same issue.
>> I'm seeing a modified file when I clone a git repository created on my
>> linux machine,
>> onto a Windows machine. I tried gc'ing the repo, setting core.autocrlf
>> to true on the
>> Windows machine, changing from cygwin git to msysgit, nothing helps.
>> Cloning to a linux machine does not show the modified file.
>> On Monday, June 7, 2010 4:01:42 PM UTC-7, Scott O wrote:
>>> I have a remote repository (at Assembla.com) for a virtual
>>> collaborative project. I'm using the version of git available via apt-
>>> get for ubuntu: 220.127.116.11. I have used Git for few months
>>> After the last commit, it now seems very broken. While on that commit
>>> it shows 4 files as changed that have not been changed. If I 'git
>>> reset --hard', there is no effect, the files are still shown as
>>> changed. If I 'git checkout <filename>' one of the files, no effect.
>>> If I clone the repository anew, it shows about 100 files as changed in
>>> the master branch (different branch from above). Most of these are
>>> cloned local repository. Same behavior by reset --hard and checkout as
>>> above: no effect. Here's reset:
>>> $ git reset --hard
>>> HEAD is now at 7145157 Neighborhoods list is a one-column list in new
>>> service offering page
>>> $ git st
>>> # On branch master
>>> # Changed but not updated:
>>> # (use "git add <file>..." to update what will be committed)
>>> # (use "git checkout -- <file>..." to discard changes in working
>>> # modified:
>>> ....many more files
>>> 'git fsck' gives no output.
>>> I even did a 'git gc' on my local repository, push it to a new remote
>>> repository and cloned that. The problem is still there!
>>> WTF is going on? I'm losing my mind.
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