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Re: [TSVN] can't set svn:externals property to reference a directorywith a space

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-08-18 18:11:50 CEST

Peter McNab wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>
>> Charles Doucette wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Obviously, the problem is that the directory which I added to my
>>> repository and that I'm trying to reference
>>> via svn:externals contains a space. When I renamed my directory in
>>> the repository to change the space
>>> into an underscore (and then made the corresponding change to the
>>> value of the svn:externals property),
>>> everything worked fine.
>>
>>
>>
>> URLs in the svn:externals property *must* be properly URI encoded. So
>> instead of a space, you have to write %20. Then it will work.
>>
> Could one use quotes around the filename?

That won't help. This is a URL, not a filename, and spaces (and various
other characters) must be escaped in URLs. In many cases TSVN does that
for you automatically, so you don't often see it.

Simon

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