How to install Python package from source on Windows
Jussi Piitulainen wrote:
> I was surprised that Git (or GitHub Desktop) simply failed so badly.
> Not sure what it could have done instead.
It's not really git's fault, it's a consequence of differing
filename conventions on different platforms. The only way to
avoid such problems is to refrain from using names like that
in the first place, and for code that will only ever run on
a Linux system, there's no motivation to do that.
Even when you're trying to keep your filesnames cross-platform,
it's hard to avoid slipping up sometimes. For example,
MacOSX is so unix-like it's easy to forget that the file
system is actually case-insensitive.