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Re: broken file name handling

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 19:41:26 +0200

Paul Charlton wrote:
> Karl,
>
> Thanks for researching that ... but it does not explain how the bad name
> ever got into the Windows working copy. We started with an empty working
> copy, and simply did "svn co URL/" to create the wc from the remote repo.
> At some point, the "svn co" failed with the error noted below, and ever
> after the "svn up" reproduces the same message. The behavior is different
> (and correct) if you begin with "svn co URL/mk.xiv/" ... (ie: checkout
> project vs checkout root)
>
> The undesired behavior is totally reproducible on the SVN repository itself
> and was pointed out to me by a colleague.
>

This is clearly wrong and has been reported before on this list, IIRC. A
client that checks out the HEAD of the root of our repository should
never see that old ?WHAT?.txt mentioned, ever.

-- Brane

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