# Re: Commit fail in drive mapped with SUBST

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 16:22:57 +0200

webpost_at_tigris.org wrote:
>> That's a problem in the svn library. You can reproduce the problem
>> with the command line client:
>>
>> \$ SUBST G: C:\SVN\jrroy \$ svn ci G:\file1 G:\folder\file2
>> --depth=files
>
> I tried your command with SVN 1.6.1. When I specify inexistant
> files/folders, I get "svn: '\' is not a working copy" (which is
> strange but seems to be a different problem). When I specify valid
> files/folders, it works as expected.

But those files must be modified so they actually get committed.

> I seem to recall a long time ago a version of TSVN (1.4.0?) that had
> problems with mapped drives. Turned out internally TSVN was refering
> to root files as "T:file" instead of "T:\file" or some such. Does
> that ring a bell? Or did I just dream that up?

Nope, but as I mentioned this is a problem in the svn library, so it has
passes the correct paths to svn).

Stefan

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