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Re: svn fails when trying to checkout a file:/// url with UNC path

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-06-13 15:50:59 CEST

On 6/13/07, Alexander Sinyushkin <Alexander.Sinyushkin@svnkit.com> wrote:
> Hello!
> Recently we have been reported about troubles that a user had using
> SVNKit: he used UNC paths with the file:/// protocol providing them in
> this scheme - file:///\server\path. While digging into the trouble I
> found that the svn command line client fails to checkout UNC paths in
> certain situation, for example, if I provide a repository directory in
> this way:
> svn co file:///\server\path_to_repos_root\path_in_repos
> At the same time svn works just fine if I change the last '\' in the URL
> to '/':
> svn co file:///\server\path_to_repos_root/path_in_repos

Is this 1.4.x or trunk? I know that Lieven did a lot of UNC-related
fixes on trunk.


David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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