On Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 1:04:19 AM UTC+2, todd freed wrote:
> Hi, I am unable to reset my working copy changes.
> I have two files in this project which differ only in their case:
>  listwise/liblistwise/op/c/c.c
>  listwise/lblistwise/op/C/C.c
> It appears that git is being confused by the similar file names.
> Is this a bug?
> todd@HOSSBEAST /q/Code/fab (master)
> $ git version
> git version 1.9.5.msysgit.1
I'm assuming you're on Windows since  you use a Git built with msysgit.

Windows does not have a case-sensitive file-system. This means that once a 
file comes out of your repository with name 'c', it will overwrite any file 
with the name 'C'.

A quick googling turned out that there are ways to make this work on 
Windows as long as you're inside cygwin at least: 


But it seems non-trivial, and the solution does not work outside the shell. 
I guess you're better off using another OS, or at least a virtual machine 
to work on this particular repository.

If you are in control of this repository, I would heavily recommend 
changing some naming conventions. Having multiple files with the same name 
is asking for trouble and confusion.

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