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Re: File/folder naming in repo browser

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 20:43:05 +0100

On 09.01.2013 01:14, Simon Large wrote:
> 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"

Yup, you're right: the check is in place, but it doesn't work for '>'
because the url we use for the check is escaped.
Opened issue #450 for this:


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