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

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-06-13 16:46:28 CEST

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From: Alexander Sinyushkin <Alexander.Sinyushkin@svnkit.com>
Date: Jun 13, 2007 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: svn fails when trying to checkout a file:/// url with UNC path
To: David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu>

Well, I used that both with 1.4 and trunk. But my last trunk build is
dated to 3-4 weeks ago or so.

Alexander Sinyushkin,
TMate Software,
http://svnkit.com/ - Java [Sub]Versioning Library!
David Glasser wrote:
> 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.
> --dave
David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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