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Re: SVN 1.35 backslash in tag name.

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-03 10:51:08 CEST

On 02/07/07, brianswilson <wilson@ds.net> wrote:
> We have a problem in that someone has created a tag and used the windows
> backslash "\" character as the directory separator name. Now TSVNs repobrowser
> show the tag exists; but we can't delete the tag and recreate it correctly
> either in TSVN or from the command line. I've tried every variation I can
> think of on "TestPkgs/\\0.3.1" or "TestPkgs\\0.3.1" for the command line and
> SVN always comes back saying that '\0.3.1' doesn't exist. Anyone out there
> know how to delete the tag? Your help is greatly appreciated.

You're using an old version of SVN and TSVN. You might try the current release.

In the command line client you should try using %5c to represent the
backslash. URIs have to be properly escaped. TSVN normally takes care
of the escaping for you, but that may be a bug which has since been


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