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Re: Spaces in external checkout folder

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 20:10:33 +0200

Soren wrote:
> Hi
>
> I have a problem setting an svn:externals property on a folder, using
> the SVN tab in folder properties.
>
> I have the newest version of TortoiseSVN installed, running Windows XP
> SP 2.
>
> My problem is there is a space in the folder name it checks out in.
> E.g
>
> My Folder svn://server/My Folder
>
> I can escape the URL, to svn://server/My%20Folder - and that part
> works.
>
> I can not remove the space in the folder, it would break a lot.
>
> Tried the following combination's:
>
> MyFolder svn://server/My%20Folder - Parses, but does obviously not
> contain the space.
> "My Folder" svn://server/My%20Folder - Does not parse
> 'My Folder' svn://server/My%20Folder - Does not parse
>
> My Folder
> svn://server/My%20Folder - Does not parse
>
> My%20Folder svn://server/My%20Folder - Parses, but does not put a
> space in the foldername, only %20
>
> "\My Folder\" svn://server/My%20Folder - Does not parse
>
> According to http://svn.haxx.se/tsvn/archive-2006-01/0409.shtml the
> double quotes should work, but it does not parse.
>
> Anyone has a suggestion for this?

I don't think you can use a foldername with a space in it for externals.
Looking at the Subversion code, I don't see any way to accomplish this.
And it also did not work with svn 1.4.x, so it's not a regression in 1.5.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-05-22 20:10:49 CEST

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