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Re: [TSVN] Bug report: "relocate" does not work in some cases

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-05 13:19:46 CEST

Rainer Müller wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
>>>When relocating, you always *must* escape the URLs properly (i.e.
>>>change a space to %20). That't because the relocate command replaces
>>>the URL's inside the .svn\entries file.
>>Could TSVN do that automatically, or is it dangerous?
> I think the problem is to know wether somebody entered an escaped or an
> unescaped URL. If you escape an escaped URL again it will break.

Two alternatives:

1. Escape the URL *unless* it already contains '%'.
2. Escape the URL if it contains an illegal char *except* '%'.

Both suffer the same problem that if a folder name really does contain a
'%' char then it may appear as an already-escaped URL. The second option
is more likely to catch this if there is any other illegal char, like space.


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