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Re: Folder containing hashes (#) in name cannot be committed?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 10:15:29 +0000

2009/3/11 Julian Knight <jk.tigris_at_knightnet.org.uk>:
> Hi, I'm new to this forum so please be kind :)
> I am using TSVN to manage some backup files. When trying to backup configuration files from the Flash Player, I noticed the commits failing.
> Documents\Workdocs\BACKUPS\jkRoaming\Macromedia\Flash Player\macromedia.com\support\flashplayer\sys\#bin.clearspring.com
> Commit failed (details follow):
> Server sent unexpected return value (400 Bad Request) in response to MKCOL
> request for '/_svn/workdocs/!svn/wrk/964da3d8-a299-7041-a87b-1dd95bb65717/BACKUPS/jkRoaming/Macromedia/Flash%20Player/macromedia.com/support/flashplayer/sys/%23bin.clearspring.com'
> I believe that this is because the folder (directory) name contains a hash (#).

Why do you think that? The hash is correctly encoded in the URI, and
the repository does not store individual files under their original

Try looking in the Apache server logs for clues.

This thread may also be relevant.

Failing that, as it is a server question you need to ask it on the
subversion users mailing list.


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