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Re: Bug Report: Hooks not executed on repository connected via File to UNC path

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-01 00:06:16 CEST

On 8/31/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Strip, David R wrote:
> > I have a repository on repository_host/svn
> > If I connect to this repository via FILE://repository_host/svn,
> > TortoiseSVN doesn't execute the hook scripts.
> > If, on the other hand, I first map repository_host to some drive, say
> > Z:, then if I connect to FILE://Z:/svn,
> > the hook scripts are executed.
> >
> > There are various bits and pieces of Windows that don't behave well with
> > UNC paths, perhaps this is related?
>
> Most likely, this is not a bug in SVN. There are many, many reasons why
> a script won't run on a network share.
>
> For example, Windows has different access rights depending on how and
> where a file is stored. A mounted network share has less restrictions
> than a non-mounted network share. But of course, both need to be in the
> 'trusted zone' for windows to execute scripts there.
>
> Another reason might be that the cmd.exe (the windows console) can't
> handle UNC paths at all.

Really? I've used UNC paths from the command line quite a bit.

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