On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 10:24 AM, Tomas Carnecky
<tomas.carne...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:21:16 +0100, Roger Pau Monné <roger....@entel.upc.edu> 
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm using git for all my projects, and I usually work under Mac OS X
>> with the default filesystem (that's case-insensitive, but
>> case-preserving). I'm currently working on a project that has several
>> branches, and two of them are called origin/DHCPCD and origin/dhcpcd
>> respectively, that's unfortunate, but I cannot do anything about it.
>> This completely breaks the git repository, because
>> .git/refs/remotes/origin/DHCPD and .git/refs/remotes/origin/dhcpd are
>> actually the same file, so when I try to update my repository
>> performing a git pull I get the following error:
>> error: Ref refs/remotes/origin/dhcpcd is at
>> 6b371783de2def2d6e3ec2680ba731f7086067ee but expected
>> 79f701ce599a27043eed8343f76406014963278a
>> So I was wondering if anyone has stumbled upon this issue, and what's
>> the best approach to fix it.
> Make a disk image and format it with a case sensitive filesystem (use the Disk
> Utility to do that). Do your work there.

Yes, I could also create a partition, or format my entire disk to
case-sensitive (although I heard it might break some OS X
applications), I guess adding a workaround for this in git itself is
not appealing (like storing the branch file using a slightly different
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