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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-01 08:38:28 CEST

Andy Levy wrote:
> 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.

Try a 'cd \\server\folder' and you'll know immediately what I mean.

Stefan

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