[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: case sensitive issue when checking out specific revision numbers?

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-12-07 17:00:13 CET

Stewart Bryce wrote:
> after some further investigation (and more by luck than judgement) i
> have discovered the real issue. issue may be a harsh word in this
> case since i don't think that what happens is too unreasonable.
> what i realised was that with the version checked out using the
> subversion command line client is that the repository name had
> changed.
> so version 80's repository path is:
> svn://software/sdt/SysDesTool/trunk
> rather than the heads repository path:
> svn://software/sdt/SDT/trunk
> whilst the command line client was able to realise this and check the
> project out (albeit with all the \.svn\entries files having this in
> url="svn://software/sdt/SysDesTool/trunk"), tortoiseSVN just wouldn't
> let me (giving the error message shown in the first email).
> sorry to point down the wrong path earlier. maybe tortoiseSVN should
> warn the user that the repository path had changed between the version
> requested and the head, but still allow the user to check it out?
> just my opinion.

Yes, it should if the commandline client does that. I guess we should
also be using a peg revision if the initial request fails.

> thanks for a very useful piece of software though, and if you have any
> comments on how i could of discovered this using tortoise alone i
> would be grateful.

Using the repository browser is always a good start. That way you can
look at r80 and see that the names have changed.


   oo  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
  (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
    \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
    /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Received on Wed Dec 7 16:59:05 2005

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Dev mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.