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Re: Bug with bad characters in past versions when doing sparse checkout

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 21:05:45 +0100

Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
> I haven’t been able to reproduce any bad behavior using svn command
> line, so I think it’s a Tortoise thing, and am reporting it here first.
> Please let me know if there’s a procedure I should follow, or someplace
> else I should go instead. Thank you.
>
>
>
> I captured screen shots and put them here. This is the best place to
> see what I’m reporting:
>
> http://www.nedharvey.com/tortoise_svn_bug
>
>
>
> For anyone who would prefer reading –
>
>
>
> · At some point in history (about a year ago) we had a mac user
> commit files with ‘foo (x|y) bar’ in the filename.
>
> · This caused problems back then for windows users, so the files
> were renamed to exclude the parens and vertical bar. Via svn mv

The parens are not a problem, only the bar is.

> · In Tortoise now, if we do a sparse checkout (immediates) of
> the parent, and then try to go fully recursive (infinity) on the subdir
> which contains the formerly renamed files … Then Tortoise chokes while
> showing the filename which has not existed for over a year.
>
> · Using tortoise, if we do a fully recursive checkout of
> **just** the subdir containing the formerly renamed files, there is no
> problem.

Can you please try with the Subversion command line client?
Run an
$ svn update --depth infinity --set-depth infinity path/to/workingcopy

Stefan

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