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Re: Bug report: URI encoding error

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-21 18:01:43 CEST

Brian Sipos wrote:
> It seems that TortoiseSVN is not properly URI-encoding names within file
> paths. or not escaping local paths.
>
> For example, a file named "test?" in an existing repository will give
> the error:
>
> Error: Can't check path 'C:\repos\test?': The filename, directory name,
> or volume label syntax is incorrect.
>
> when a working-copy update is attempted.
>
> Other files in the repository check-out fine and this file works
> properly with the command-line svn tools on other computers.

Sorry, but I don't believe you. A file with such a name simply *can't*
be checked out on windows, no matter which tool you use to do it. That's
an illegal filename, which Windows will reject with the error message
you mentioned above.
This has nothing to do with TSVN/Subversion but with Windows and its
filesystem.

Stefan

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