Re: Bug related to : or :: in filename in svn:mergeinfo
On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 8:10 AM, Damien Deville
> Hi subversion devels,
> I think we found an issue in svn 1.5 mergeinfo
> Here is the description:
> - we have a repository using svn 1.5.5/1.5.4 for client and server side
> (server side was migrated to support mergeinfo)
> - we have one trunk and some branches
> - when wanting to merge one revision from trunk to another branch the
> following error appears:
> svn: Could not parse mergeinfo string ':netasq-bpf.c:25374'
> svn: Invalid revision number found parsing ':netasq-bpf.c:25374'
> we have some files with "::" in their names and some of them can be
> found in svn:mergeinfo property
> Here is an extract of the result of command "svn pg svn:mergeinfo
> --recursive ." on one of our branch
> contrib/isc-dhcp3-server/files/patch-common::netasq-bpf.c - /trunk/<some
> Here is the error reported when trying to do a svn merge:
> svn: Could not parse mergeinfo string ':netasq-bpf.c:25368'
> svn: Invalid revision number found parsing ':netasq-bpf.c:25368'
> Attached to this email is a quick and dirty fix for parsing of path in
> mergeinfo for subversion 1.5.4 and 1.5.5.
> If you need extra information feel free to request them.
Thanks for the bug report. As Mike noted the attachment to your
original mail got devoured...No matter as this was a relatively simple
bug. I fixed this on trunk in r35040 and will nominate it for
backport to the 1.5.x branch as well.
Received on 2009-01-06 16:32:57 CET
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