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Re: File/folder naming in repo browser

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 00:14:49 +0000

On 8 January 2013 19:19, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 07.01.2013 23:54, Simon Large wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>>
>> In a working copy you obviously cannot rename files and folders to
>> include characters which are illegal in windows filenames. In the
>> repo browser you can rename to anything you like. This is of course
>> correct behaviour for subversion, but it might be worth at least
>> adding a warning that such a name will prevent that item being checked
>> out on a Windows machine. The user can then ignore the warning at
>> their peril.
>
> There's already a check in place which shows a warning dialog if you try
> to rename to something invalid on Windows.
> Of course, that check isn't a 100% accurate.

In repo browser? Is that a recent change? I'm running r23316 which is
not that old and it didn't warn me when I tried to rename "fred.txt"
to "fred->fred.txt"

Simon

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