# Re: [Commit failed] Can't open file "..." : the filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 23 May 2008 17:11:22 +0200

Charly wrote:
> Hello,
>
> When I commit one of my projects, i get the following message :
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> Error Commit failed (details follow):
> Error Can't open file
> '\\B\svn_repos\myProjectName\db\transactions\3110-1.txn\node.1.1': the
> filename, directory name or volume label syntax is incorrect.
> --------------------------------------------------
>
>
> This is a branch of a project which exists since a long time, and I
> never had any problem with it.
>
> I installed the latest version (1.4.8) and tried creating the repository
> again, but still I get exactly the same error.
>
> I think the problem may come from the file name : I don't know what
> this "" is doing here...

* make sure you don't have a file in the repository with the same name
of a file you want to commit, but the name differs only in case

Stefan

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