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.
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