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Re: False warning about beeing on a tag on commit

From: Mark Irving <Mark.Irving_at_informatix.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 16:00:20 +0100

On Wednesday 08 April 2009, Sebastian Krysmanski wrote:

> Every time a do a commit for our project I see the following warning:
> "Your working copy appears to be on a tag path! You should
> first switch to a branch or the main trunk before committing."
> However, I'm not on a tag path. The path is simply
> "/trunk/development". How comes that TortoiseSVN thinks I'm on
> a tag path?

TortoiseSVN makes a case-insensitive test for the substring
"/tags/" anywhere in the URL you are committing. It can get
confused if, for example, the host name of the repository
included this text. I get your message when I use a test
repository accessed as file:///C:/.../tags/temp

I'm not sure whether including the URL of the repository, as well
as the path within it, in the check is correct behaviour or a


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