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Re: Bug? Syntax for file is wrong ... and feature requests

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2006-11-10 18:38:26 CET

Gunter Leeb wrote:
> Hi,
> On trying to collect all file for the commit, I receive following error message: (Sorry, I don't know the exact English translation for it):
> Die Syntax für den Dateinamen, Verzeichnisnamen oder die Datenträgerbezeichung ist falsch. (my try for a translation: The syntax for the filename, directory name or diskidentifier is wrong.) Interestingly, the file name is a file generated by Tortoise (see the error message).
> I would like to know if this is a bug or if I can do something to reset the situation.
Files in the .svn folders should not be deleted or edited. These are
required for TSVN to work correctly.

> Two important / longstanding personal feature requests:
> - A context menu option to remove all hidden Tortoise Subdirectories i.e. disconnect a tree from Subversion (but leave the project otherwise untouched) (Currently, I have to use a small batchscript to do this.)
> - A context menu option to join / reconnect a tree to a Subversion tree. Tortoise would need to compare the current state of the local tree with the one in Subversion and allow to update or committ all the differences exactly like other changes after a tree was checked out. (Info about file moves and renames would be lost)
You can achieve the same result by using "Export" to a nominated directory.

> These features would provide a powerfull repair functionality whenever something goes wrong in a workcopy and also would provide a "better" import functionality that already connects a workcopy with Subversion. It also would easily allow to merge two projects on the client together.
Sometimes, when files in the .svn directories are messed with by users
"Cleanup" cannot execute correctly and it's necessary to "Checkout" a
new working copy to continue working with TSVN. The same would apply
even if you were using SVN from the command line.


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Received on Fri Nov 10 18:38:47 2006

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