On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 10:36 AM, Tomas Carnecky <tomas.carne...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 9:30 AM, Roger Pau Monné > <roger....@entel.upc.edu> wrote: >> 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 >> name?) > > No, I'm not talking about a partition. I'm talking about a Mac OS X > disk image (eg. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.dmg).
I understood this, it's just that I would prefer to avoid doing this kind if things, I would prefer to be able to work natively on my filesystem, but it seems like there's no other option. Thanks, Roger. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html