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[Subclipse-users] Re: Symbolic link with space in filename is not stored properly: BUG?

From: Hendrik Maryns <qwizv9b02_at_sneakemail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 14:40:27 +0200

Jens Seidel schreef:
> On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:24:11AM +0200, Hendrik Maryns wrote:
>> I have a project which contains a symbolic link to a file in another
>> project which is also in the repo. The filename contains a space and
>> the link has the same name. Now the file itself is checked out properly
>> in the one project, but the link contains only *the last part of* the
>> symbolic link, i.e. the part after the space in the filename.
>> This seems like a bug to me.
>> What to do here?
> Now you tell us your version of Subversion and Subclipse :-) Do you use
> JavaHL or SVNKit?

Hm, yes, of course and sorry.


> svn --version
svn, version 1.5.0 (dev build)
   compiled Jun 7 2008, 02:20:09

Copyright (C) 2000-2008 CollabNet.
Subversion is open source software, see http://subversion.tigris.org/
This product includes software developed by CollabNet

The following repository access (RA) modules are available:

* ra_neon : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV protocol using
  - handles 'http' scheme
  - handles 'https' scheme
* ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network protocol.
  - with Cyrus SASL authentication
  - handles 'svn' scheme
* ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
  - handles 'file' scheme


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and similar for
Subversion Native Library Adapter (JavaHL)
Subversion Pure Java Adapter (SVNKit)

Maybe this matters as well:


Eclipse Platform

Version: 3.4.0
Build id: I20080617-2000


> uname -a
Linux lichtenstein #1 SMP 2008-08-21 00:34:25
+0200 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


Indeed I use SVNKit, so I’ll follow the advice from Mark and CC

> Can you reproduce it on the command line? It should not be very difficult.
> If yes, it's a bug in Subversion. I think I remember reading about a
> similar issue the last weeks (or months), so maybe it is already fixed.

Seems like this is an SVNKit issue, since on the command line I get the

> svn diff
Index: kruisend-tiger.pdf
--- kruisend-tiger.pdf (revision 423)
+++ kruisend-tiger.pdf (working copy)
@@ -1 +1 @@
-link TI/src/kruisend-tiger.pdf
\ No newline at end of file
+link ../../Oberseminar TI/src/kruisend-tiger.pdf
\ No newline at end of file

So indeed it picks it up correctly.

Thanks, H.

Hendrik Maryns
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