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Re: deleting files with URL-unsafe characters fails

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 13:10:23 -0400

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 13:02, dlo <dlopez2000_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Using TortoiseSVN 1.6.8, Build 19260 - 64 Bit , 2010/04/16 20:20:11
> Subversion 1.6.11 ...
>
> Apologies if this is a repeat--I searched and found other similar
> topics, but I was unclear on whether they covered this very simple
> situation...
>
> In the Repo Browser, deleting a file or folder with a space character
> in it, such as:
>
> http://example.com/repo/beforespace afterspace
>
> fails with error:
>
> "URL 'http://example.com/repo/beforespace%2520afterspace' does not
> exist"
>
> It appears that the URL is getting escaped twice; the first converts
> the space to %20, and the second time converts the % to %25, resulting
> in the string %2520.
>
> Note that rename operations on the same file/folder name works without
> error.

This is a known bug in the Subversion libraries. Most recently
reported here on May 26 (please search the list archives before
posting bug reports).
http://groups.google.com/group/tortoisesvn/browse_thread/thread/415fa8216b755de7?pli=1

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