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Re: svn commit: r33417 - in trunk/subversion: libsvn_wc tests/cmdline

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 22:21:05 +0100

Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk> writes:

> ordinary non-escape character. In the past using an svn:externals
> like "a\b URL" would produce a directory called "a\b" (that's a
> 3-character name) while a quick test indicates that it now appears to
> create a directory called "ab". To get "a\b" the svn:externals needs
> to be changed to "a\\b URL". I don't know if anyone is using such
> names in svn:externals, and I don't think they would not work on
> Windows, but change could break existing working copies and there

Typo: I meant to write "I don't think they would work on Windows" but
it now occurs to me that it might create a directory "b" in a
directory "a". Perhaps somebody with a Windows machine could try it?

> doesn't appear to be a way to define the svn:externals so that it will
> work with both old and new clients.

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