On Thursday, June 12, 2014 1:39:19 PM UTC+2, Khyati Shrivastava wrote:
> I have a git server hosted on stash. This is a corporate server. I am
> running git commands from windows cmd hence want them to be case
> I have set the following global setting but it doesn't seem to work. Do I
> need to make these changes on the git server.
> Can i set this at stash server? so that my entire GIT project is case
> insensitive and we dont need to set it for every cloned repo.?
Git is case-sensitive internally, and you can't change this. You can
however, make Git more bearable on case insensitive by setting the option
from https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-config.html :
> If true, this option enables various workarounds to enable git to work
> better on filesystems that are not case sensitive, like FAT. For example,
> if a directory listing finds "makefile" when git expects "Makefile", git
> will assume it is really the same file, and continue to remember it as
> The default is false, except git-clone(1)
> <https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-clone.html> or
> <https://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/git-init.html> will
> probe and set core.ignorecase true if appropriate when the repository is
But you can't make entries within the Git "database" case-insensitive, so
to speak. Your checkout example will never work, I'm afraid.
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