releaseme new requirement: non-conflicting files on case-insensitive FS/OS

Kevin Funk kfunk at
Mon Nov 20 16:20:20 UTC 2017

On Monday, 20 November 2017 16:50:58 CET Harald Sitter wrote:
> Guten Abend Everyone!
> To aid with use of our tarballs on Windows and case-insensitive file
> systems, releaseme now makes sure [1] that the tarballs it generates
> are safe to use in such contexts.

Thanks for helping out on that front! 


> As this is a major problem for pretty much every source tarball as it
> prevents people from doing Windows builds and/or unpack on exfat/fat32
> this is considered a fatal flaw in the tarball. To that end if you use
> releaseme you may want to run tarme now so your next release doesn't
> get held up by case-insensitive file conflicts.
> If you have any questions please do ask.
> [1]
> HS

Kevin Funk | kfunk at |
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