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Re: Checkout target restricted dir name length

From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr_at_rudbek.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 18:32:22 CET

At 03:09 2007-01-29, jelle.volckaert@accenture.com wrote:
>I'm having a little problem concerning checkouts from Subversion.
>I've written a batch script that checks out the latest Subversion
>revision to a folder.
>I've already figured out that when the folder name has more then 6
>characters, the checkout fails.
>The following error arises:
>svn: Your .svn/tmp directory may be missing or corrupt; run 'svn
>cleanup' and try again
>svn: Can't open file
>The system cannot find the path specified.
>When I set the target dir to a name of 6 or less characters, the
>checkout succeeds.
>Is this just a coincidence, or is there really an issue with
>checkouts and path name lengths?
>Is there somebody who has dealt with this issue before?

last time I checked, Windows had a hard upper limit of 262 characters
for the entire path/filename
you're running dangerously close

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Received on Mon Jan 29 18:33:26 2007

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