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Re: svn still having problems with UNC pathes on CYGWIN

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-12-08 13:33:11 CET

Roland Schwingel wrote:
> Hi...
> A while ago I stumbled across a problem with svn when using it on cygwin
> together with UNC pathes. Yesterday I had the time to sort
> it out a bit. What is the problem? Try this on cygwin (fails both on svn
> 1.0.x and 1.1.x):
> svn info //server/share/path/to/working/copy
> This will badly fail with the message
> svn: '/server/share/path/to/working/copy' is not a working copy.
> (As one can see, there is a leading / missing)
> So I debugged in a bit and I think I found the problem. It is
> (un)fortunately in
> apr. apr_filepath_merge() does not take care about UNC pathes when
> compiled
> on cygwin (I am using the intree apr). I made a small hack to bypass
> that and now
> it appears to work.
> Now I have a more logistic problem. How to get this fixed permanently?
> Who shall
> I bother with my patch?



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