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Re: "Copy to " Command bug In TortoiseSVN 1.5.6, Build 14908

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 2009 09:18:49 +0100

rzarookian_at_drti.com wrote:
> I am seeing an error which may be related. If I attempt to use the
> "Copy to" command with the target being a path with spaces you get
> the following behavior
>
> Issuing "Copy to" on "https://server/repo/trunk" to
> https://server/Branches/Bug Fixes/Bugxxxx you will get branch
>
> https://server/Branches/Bug Fixes/Bugxxxx AND
> https://server/Branches/Bug%20Fixes/Bugxxxx
>
> In pure hypertext these paths are
>
> https://server/Branches/Bug%20Fixes/Bug%20xxxx AND
> https://server/Branches/Bug%2520Fixes/Bugxxxx
>
> The astute observer will see that Tortoise translated the %20 that
> means a space in URLs to literally "%20" by substituting the % symbol
> with %25 (a '%' in hypertext) so the result is the paths as described
> above.
>
> I've only seen this happen on TortoiseSVN 1.5.6 14908 32 bit and am
> not seeing it on TortoiseSVN 1.5.5 14361. This does not occur if you
> branch using the right click drag copy and rename. I believe this
> behavior is linked to a a string given to a mkcol command issued by
> Tortoise on the "Copy to" command.

Not quite: it's because we pass the --parents flag to the copy command,
which triggers this bug in the svn library.

I've already reported it on the svn mailing list:
http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=462&dsMessageId=1012076
but unfortunately with no response yet :(

Stefan

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