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Re: Spaces at the ends of folder names prevent checkouts

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 15:43:57 -0800

Has anybody (on Windows?) tried to reproduce this?

--dave

On Dec 20, 2007 12:28 AM, Jonathan Ashley
<jonathan.ashley_at_praxis-his.com> wrote:
> If I rename a folder in SVN so that it has a space at the end, it stops
> being possible to check out a working copy of the parent.
>
> This was reported on the users list and confirmed by one other person
> against a recent trunk build.
>
> I am using svn command-line client 1.4.5 (r25188) on Windows XP, with a
> build date of 22-Aug-07 - this is the latest binary release available
> from the main Subversion site. I'm trying to check out a URL of http://server/svn/sandbox/usr/ash which contains three folders 'Box',
> 'Trunk ' (note the trailing space) and 'TrunkTwo'. Inside 'Trunk ' is a
> single file 'Branch_test_file.c'.
>
> Transcript (I'm using Cygwin bash as the shell):
>
> $ rm -rf ash
> $ svn co http://server/svn/sandbox/usr/ash
> svn: Can't create directory 'ash\Trunk \.svn': The system cannot find the path specified.
>
> What is checked out is a top-level folder 'ash', containing a '.svn'
> folder and an empty folder 'Trunk' (without a trailing space in the name).
>
> Regards,
> --
> Jon Ashley
>
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