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Re: How do I force Tortoise to ignore certain files and continue to checkout

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 09:21:37 +0100

2008/5/20 Kevin Radke <kmradke_at_gmail.com>:
> Kevin Grover wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 10:11 AM, Jonathan Mast
>> <jhmast.developer_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> I have some files in SVN on Linux that are in form "Foo::Bar" which is
>>> obviously illegal in Windoze. I want to checkout the entire project, but
>>> tortoise fails when it reaches these files. I don't need to do anything
>>> with these particular files and I'm wondering how I can tell tortiose
>>> just
>>> to continue on checking out files when it encounters such problems.
>>>
>>> thanks
>>>
>>
>> You can't. You can either rename the files (in the repository) so
>> that they are legal under Windows, or don't check out that path under
>> Windows.
>
> I guess the better question is "Can TortoiseSVN be enhanced to allow
> it to ignore files with invalid file names?"
>
> My guess is that this would need to be added to the core svn libs,

Correct. The entire update request is handled inside the svn libs.

> and not TortoiseSVN, but it would be nicer if this could be made a warning
> instead of a fatal error...

Again, something for the svn libs.

Simon

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