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Re: svn:externals and whitespace in target directory

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-10-22 02:48:03 CEST

Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> writes:
> There's this long standing ticket for externals
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2461
>
> It looks pretty straight forward and would be nice to have in 1.5.
>
> Would people want to see URL style protection of spaces, such as %20
>
> foo%20bar http://example.com/svn/repos
> foo\ bar http://example.com/svn/repos
>
> URLs already support the URL escaping, so it would make sense for the
> target directory to also support that.

I think either way is fine. It somehow feels odd (to me) to use a
"%20" in a local path that's clearly not a URL, but that's probably
just a personal hangup, and consistency may well be the more useable
route here. +1 to either "%20" or "\" escaping.

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