MacPorts' cvs does not honor case-sensitivity of FS

Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri andreas.kahari at
Fri Nov 7 09:29:15 PST 2014

I wouldn't count on it, but I can't test until Monday. It would be safer to have a separate port variant for it. 


Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri 
System Developer at BILS 
Uppsala University, Sweden 

(sent from a phone, beware predictive text weirdness) On 7 Nov 2014 18:14, Lawrence Velázquez <larryv at> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2014, at 10:41 AM, Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri <andreas.kahari at> wrote: 
> > I solved this for myself by reconfiguring the cvs sources with “--enable-case-sensitivity”. It’s the build filesystem that matters for this port, not the repository nor checkout filesystems. 
> > 
> > If I knew how to properly add a “casesensitive” variant for this port, I would propose one. 
> Does case-sensitive CVS work normally on case-insensitive filesystems also? If so, I don't see why we shouldn't just add that flag unconditionally. 
> vq

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