Case-insensitivity with OS X using git
Today, I got bitten by OS X being case-insensitive while using git. I had a directory
event.js. I decided that the models should be capitalized. Sure, no problem using trusty
When I looked in git though, no changed files. WTF? I even tried changing another file and committing. Looking in the web GitHub file browser, the files were still all lowercase.
Turns out the solution is to use
git mv -f.
➜ models git:(master) git mv -f account.js Account.js ➜ models git:(master) ✗ git mv -f project.js Project.js ➜ models git:(master) ✗ git mv -f event.js Event.js ➜ models git:(master) ✗ git status On branch master Changes to be committed: (use "git reset HEAD <file>..." to unstage) renamed: account.js -> Account.js renamed: project.js -> Project.js
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