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Re: Bug exporting to root (e.g. Flash drive), SVN 1.6.2 and earlier

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 May 2009 21:08:32 +0200

Robert Schor wrote:
> What I did: Having tagged the current release, I want to export it to a
> flash drive in order to install on a non-networked PC. Using Windows
> Explorer, I browse to the root of the flash drive (F:, in this case),
> right-click and choose Tortoise SVN, Export. The resulting dialog box
> correctly has the location of the most-recently-tagged release in the
> repository, but the Export Directory that it builds is
> "F:\\Release_0.8". If I fail to notice the double "\" characters, and
> say OK, I get a warning, "This is not a valid path!".
>
> How I fix it: Manually editing the Export directory to change "\\" to
> "\" fixes the problem.
>
> Severity: This is a minor "cosmetic" bug. It does generate a
> reproducible error (that it doesn't need to generate), but also suggests
> how the user can fix it. It would be "nice" if the software took the
> pre-emptive strike of not generating the error condition.
>
> Suggested Fix: Recognize when the user requests the root of a drive and
> don't put in a double back-slash, just a single one.

Fixed in r16473.

Stefan

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