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Re: [Fwd: Externals]

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 16:18:00 +0100

> I don't know if it's the best place to report bugs (I'm sure not in fact,
> but I can't access the site from my office, it's blacklisted... no comment)
> but I just installed the last version and there's a tiny regression on the
> svn externals stuff (I guess).
>
> My externals have this form (for example) :
>
> -r8025 ../../../SharedLib/VcControls/trunk SharedLib\VcControls
>
> When I update with the new version, TSVN checks out :
>  ../../../SharedLib/VcControls/trunk
>
> into :
> SharedLibVcControls
>
> instead of :
> SharedLib\VcControls
>
> To make it work, I must replace (slash / backslash problem)
>
> -r8025 ../../../SharedLib/VcControls/trunk SharedLib\VcControls
>
> by
>
> -r8025 ../../../SharedLib/VcControls/trunk SharedLib/VcControls
>
> I'm using windows XP.

This is a feature of SVN 1.6 and I guess they didn't think about
Windows users. Backslash is now used as a unix-like escape character
to allow special characters like space in directory names. I have
updated the docs now to explain this and you will see the update in
1.6.1

Simon

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