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Re: Checkout using a path

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-31 08:12:15 CET

Rainer Müller wrote:

> I just tried to checkout from a local repository I created under F:\SVN\Foo.
> After opening the Checkout dialog I entered "F:\SVN\Foo" for "URL of repository"
> and specified a checkout directory.
> The checkout failed with:
> Error: 'F:\SVN\Foo' is not a working copy
> This error message is rather confusing and I don't understand it. I never tried
> to use "F:\SVN\Foo" as working copy, so what does Subversion want to tell me?

That's a subversion error, not TSVN's. So we can't really change it.

> After some attempts I realized that I had to enter "file:///F:\SVN\Foo" to get
> it working. I thought this worked without file:/// some time ago?


> Could TSVN convert normal paths automatically to file:/// URLs behind the
> scenes? It already does this for paths chosen by the "..." button.

It does so if you use the "..." button. That's ok. But changing text
that you *entered* in the box automatically is like telling the user
"sorry, I know better than you what to do, so I just ignore you".


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