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RE: Re: Possible bug regarding spaces in unc paths in 1.6.8

From: David Carr <davecarrs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 07:08:13 -0700 (PDT)

> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 08:38, David Carr <davecarrs_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm using 1.6.8 build 19260 win32 on WinXP.
> >
> > I'm sure I must be doing something wrong, but in a simple test, using a space in the unc path to the repository fails on checkout with:
> >
> > Error   Unable to open an ra_local session to URL
> > Error   Unable to open repository 'file://be-s0420-ms2/svn%20test/Cudos/trunk'
> >
> > If I change the share name to 'svntest' the checkout works fine.  I see the same problem in my real environment, and I can't change the share name in that case.
> >
> > I can't see that anyone else has reported this. Does anyone else see this behaviour or is it just me?
> >
> > I've just downloaded the nightly build to see if it persists, but it's not in the change log, so I don't think it's going to fix it.
>
> Can you reproduce it with the command-line client?
>
> Can you reproduce it with an svn:// or http:// URL? The file://
> protocol on a UNC share isn't exactly a recommended configuration in
> the first place.

Thanks for taking the time to reply. I've tried with the command line client and get exactly the same behaviour.

We have just migrated to a new network, and we were serving it up over http via Apache. I was just sanity checking the repository before I went to the trouble of setting up another Apache server. I can check again once it's set up over http, but this is surely still a serious bug if indeed it is one.

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