[TxMt] Beware of creating files with names that differ only in case!

Jay Soffian jay-txmt at soffian.org
Thu Aug 16 19:43:32 UTC 2007

On Aug 16, 2007, at 2:38 PM, Chris Fonnesbeck wrote:

> Why on earth did creating a *new* file in a project apparently just
> create some sort of symbolic link to an existing file?? 2 different  
> files
> "Distributions.py" and "distributions.py" both appeared in the  
> project list,
> and both had their own tabs. Does this have something to do with  
> having
> files that differ only in case? Very frustrating.

Hmm, the fact that I can do this seems like a bug:

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I just created a new project, then selected "New File..." multiple  
times, providing the same name each time.

Your situation is slightly different, but arguably TextMate should  
not allow the same underlying file to appear in the drawer more than  


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