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Re: Subversion reports status fault on substituted drive

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:35:41 +0200

On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 5:37 PM Branko Čibej <brane_at_apache.org> wrote:
> On 02.01.2020 13:13, Julian Foad wrote:
> > Mikael Rahbek wrote:
> >> As part of our development we use a substituted drive (Windows 10):
> >>
> >> E.g.:
> >>
> >> subst r: C:\Data\Production_work_7_1_Clean
> >>
> >> In the root of r: there is now always shown a change with status missing
> >>
> >> If checking from C:\Data\Production_work_7_1_Clean it shows the
> >> status correct.
> >
> > Thank you for reporting this problem.
> We've seen a similar report before and it appears to be related to
> changes in APR 1.7 (compared to 1.6.x). I don't recall if we forwarded
> the report to the APR team.
> -- Brane

Yes, it was reported here before, by Stefan Küng.
Evgeny Kotkov confirmed that it was probably related to APR 1.7.0, and
pointed to this commit:


See this previous thread on this list:


Apparently this was not reported back to APR (they were cc'ed on a
previous mail in this thread, but their wasn't any clear question /
handover, so it fell through the cracks I guess).
I've forwarded this thread again to dev_at_apr last week, where it is
currently being discussed:


We know now that the problem isn't specific to the use of "subst", but
actually to all "working copies on drive roots", so also when you
perform a checkout to C:\ for example.
Probably also with "shared folders" over the network, when the
wc-root is the share-root, as was just reported to TSVN here:


Received on 2020-04-15 10:35:58 CEST

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