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Re: Branching error: repository problem?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 01 Jul 2008 18:10:22 +0200

trobin wrote:
> Hello,
>
> In my company our sys admin set up a server (win2003 Ent Ed) where we
> all make our dev.
> For the very first time, I wanted to make a branch in order to add a
> new feature for testing purpose.
> Unfortunatly, i've got error while creating it:
>
> Error: Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> Error: Unable to open repository file:///E:/admin/R%C3%A9f%C3%A9rentiel%20Tortoise/'
>
> Normal path given under repository browser is:
> file:///E:/admin/Référentiel Tortoise/Ref_app_code_03
>
> as you can see, we use french words in this path.
> In the application repository dir, there are directly listed
> directories and files belonging to application: Ref_app_code_03.
> I precise there is NO subdirectory named trunk or whatsoever...
>
> Tortoise is quite 'new' to me and I don't normally manage anything
> related to it, but our sys admin is busy and can't fix it (not sure he
> knows what to do) and because I can't work now, I need to find by
> myself an explaination for this probelm, and a solution as well.
>
> Two points comes to my mind:
> 1/ special characters such as 'é' or ' ' (blank) should not be used

That shouldn't be a problem, at least as long as the special chars are
*inside* the repository, not the path to the repository (and the problem
exists only for file:/// urls).

You didn't say which version of TSVN you're using. But it should work
with TSVN 1.5.

> 2/ each ref application 'should' contain a trunk subdirectory.

Yes, that's the recommended setup.

Stefan

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Received on 2008-07-01 18:10:57 CEST

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