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Re: Check out and relative paths (again)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Sep 2008 18:05:32 +0200

Jens Geyer wrote:
> Hello,
>
> some versions ago an issue has been fixed (thanks!) with non-absolute paths.
> After the problem has been fixed, TSVN checkouts then assumed correctly the
> current folder in the explorer-window as the base.
>
> Example:
> - Using explorer, I navigate to C:\MySources
> - I right-click, choose "TSVN checkout".
> - In the dialog, select the repository path ...
> - ... and specify "MyWorkingCopy" as the target.
>
> Note there is no (absolute) path specification in the "target" box.
>
> Expected:
> TSVN should check out the working copy into C:\MySources\MyWorkingCopy
>
> What really happens:
> TSVN checks out into my temp folder, e.g.:
> C:\Users\Jens\AppData\Local\Temp\MyWorkingCopy

Fixed in r13871.

> BTW; it's really hard to figure out, where your working copy might be. I had
> to use the ProcessMonitor before I was able to locate it. It would be
> somewhat helpful if the progress log dialog would display the full path also
> in these cases.

That would require a change in the Subversion library. But I don't think
that will ever change since the short paths are a feature when used with
the command line client.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-09-08 18:06:00 CEST

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