RE: FW: broken file name handling
From: Paul Charlton <techguru_at_byiq.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:24:32 -0700
Thanks for the pointers and additional information!
The problem is not so easy to dismiss. I started by "svn co
It failed in the mk.xiv project, with errors about "?" file name.
I agree that if you go checkout mk.xiv directly, there is no problem.
But look where things are now, as follows ... the "svn up" (in resuming the
Directory of C:\Users\Paul Charlton\Downloads\svn_itself\mk.xiv
09/23/2008 11:40 PM <DIR> .
C:\Users\Paul Charlton\Downloads\svn_itself\mk.xiv>svn info
C:\Users\Paul Charlton\Downloads\svn_itself\mk.xiv>svn up
--- -----Original Message----- From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com] Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2008 12:48 PM To: dev_at_subversion.tigris.org Cc: Paul Charlton Subject: Re: FW: broken file name handling Paul Charlton wrote: > do you have any suggestions how to proceed? * first, read this: http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/list_etiquette.html * never send mails directly to the developers, always use the mailing list. then: if you had checked the log for that url, you'd have noticed that the file -WHAT-.txt was named ?WHAT?.txt in revisions before r28723, such a name can't be used on Windows at all ('?' is an illegal char for file/foldernames). That's why the file was renamed in r28723 to -WHAT-.txt. Checking out HEAD of that url works just fine. Stefan > *From:* Paul Charlton [mailto:techguru_at_byiq.com] > *Sent:* Wednesday, September 24, 2008 7:20 AM > *To:* dev_at_subversion.tigris.org > *Subject:* broken file name handling > > "svn up" from http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/mk.xiv fails from > windows clients (1.5 collab.net & tortoise) > > as follows: > > svn: Can't check path '?WHAT?.txt': The filename, directory name, or > volume label syntax is incorrect. > > the repo browser shows "-WHAT-.txt" > > It seems like the client and server don't agree on a canonical form > for filenames which may be incompatible with the underlying client file system. > > Obviously in the short term, the problem can be fixed by renaming the > file in this project's repository. > > a) I would appreciate a sanity check from a developer experienced with > this project > > b) likewise, if there is a related bug already filed that someone on > this list knows about, I don't want to file a duplicate > > c) I will also agree that there is likely no need to ever checkout the > specific file from this project's repository, but it did obtain an > "interesting" result. > > d) as to who I am, why I care, etc ... I will do a proper introduction > in a separate posting. thanks. > > Certified Guru -- ___ oo // \\ "De Chelonian Mobile" (_,\/ \_/ \ TortoiseSVN \ \_/_\_/> The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control /_/ \_\ http://tortoisesvn.net --------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help_at_subversion.tigris.orgReceived on 2008-09-25 22:25:58 CEST
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