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Renaming case-sensitive files and folders in Windows SVN (With TortoiseSVN)
Friday, August 15th, 2008
I thought it might help someone out there to find this post, because I've run into this problem myself a couple of times now, and had to do it once again today.
Say you want to rename a folder in SVN from Tomfolder to TomFolder (same name, just different casing). This cannot be done using the TortoiseSVN right-click rename functionality, because Windows thinks that it is the same name.
The easiest way to do this: right-click on the folder, and select Repo-browser. Locate the folder you want to rename, right-click, and select rename to change the casing as you need to. Click off of the file when you are ready and it will ask you to enter a commit message, do so and click OK. After this you need to go to the directory one-above the one you just renamed, then right-click, and select SVN Update.
A few notes:
1. I believe this can also be done from the command line in Windows, using the rename command (but I'm not sure)
2. Make sure you have backed up all non-versioned files that you need to save within this directory structure, as once you update you will lose anything that is not checked in
SVN Tom Out.
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