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Re: [Subclipse-dev] checking out project with a really long name on windows

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2008 12:15:54 -0500

On Jan 18, 2008 12:02 AM, Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru> wrote:
>
> Apparently there is a workaround for that in Subversion FAQ
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#long-paths
>
> It even work from Subclipse, but only if I don't use default workspace
> location and specify absolute path where project should be checked out.
> So, it seems like this error happen because Subclipse is using path like
> C:/fooo/boo instead of true Windows paths like C:\fooo\boo, but if I
> manually specify path like the latter one pointing to the workspace
> location, Subclipse fail to create project on checkout. Is there any way
> to address this?

I do not think it is an issue of C:\ vs. C:/. Internally, all paths
are converted to the latter before calling the API anyway.
Subversion's API requires this. The issue more likely is that a
relative path is being used in one scenario and an absolute in the
other. I am a little surprised it would ever use a relative path in
Subclipse though as we have no control over the CWD.

So consider me perplexed.

Are you using JavaHL or SVNKit?

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
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