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Re: Cannot use directories named "global" in svn:externals?

From: David Weintraub <qazwart_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Jul 2010 10:54:16 -0500

On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm working with Subversion 1.6.11 and 1.6.12 on RHEL 5, and have
> noticed an svn:externals issue. If I attempt to use a target directory
> named "global", it breaks the checkout in various confusing ways. For
> example:
>
> svn proplist -v .
> Properties on '.':
>  svn:externals
>    test    svn://testrepo/repo/test
>    global    svn://testrepo/repo/global
>
> svn update
> Fetching external item into 'global'
> svn: warning: Unrecognized format for the relative external URL 'test'
>

Nothing wrong with using global in a URL, does that directory exist on
your Subversion server?

-- 
David Weintraub
qazwart_at_gmail.com
Received on 2010-07-09 17:54:55 CEST

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