Francois Beausoleil wrote:
> I mostly agree with the patch. The appc.xml change is correct, but the
> ch02.xml patch is incorrect. Here's what I get on Win2K SP4, 0.27.0
> K:\>svnadmin create repos
> H:\>svn co "file:///K|/repos" w
> svn: Bogus URL
> svn: URL `file:///K|/repos' is not properly URI-encoded
Oh. Thank you very much for reviewing this. That's the same as I get on Linux, but I assumed it would work on Windows. The existing text, saying that either a ":" or a "|" can be used, was inserted just over six months ago in r5057 by cmpilato. C-Mike, do you know what's up with this?
Now I would like someone to say whether this is supposed to work but presently suffering from a bug, or not supposed to work, before I go further.
> H:\>svn co "file:///K:/repos" wc
> Checked out revision 0.
> So, this part of the diff should be dropped:
> -$ svn checkout file:///X|/path/to/repos
> +C:\> svn checkout "file:///X|/path/to/repos"
> And in the following paragraphs, the first one should be removed too:
> + <para>In the second syntax, you need to quote the URL so that
> + the vertical bar character is not interpreted as a
> + <para>Note that a URL uses ordinary slashes even though the
> + (non-URL) form of a path on Windows uses backslashes.</para>
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2003 17:39:43 +0100, "Julian Foad" <email@example.com> said:
>>Please could a Windows user check and confirm this (particularly the two
>>examples in ch02.xml) for me.
>>I am not running Windows and cannot check it. I believe this is a better
>>patch than the one attached to issue 1306 by Francois Beausoleil
>>(Francois, do you agree?). I will commit it and close issue 1306 if
>>someone confirms it.
>>Book: update the information on using a Windows drive letter in a "file:"
>> Replace the FAQ about working around the inability to specify a drive
>> letter with one pointing to the section on how to do it.
>> Correct, update and explain the examples of using a drive letter in a
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