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RE: Folder names with @ symbol

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2010 12:18:45 -0500

> Hi. I recently read/learned that the @ symbol has a special meaning
> in
> subversion (which I don't quite understand yet). However, is there
> a
> way for TortoiseSVN to ignore this special meaning?
>
> For instance, in Matlab a folder containing the code for a class
> starts with an @ symbol. For example, folder named @FooBar contains
> file FooBar.m and other .m files for the varios methods.
>
> If I try to move this @FooBar folder to a different location within
> the SVN repo it seems to cause problems (it doesn't seem to move).
> How can I get SVN to ignore the @ character in the folder name and
> treat it like any other folder?

Are you doing a move or a copy? On the command line if you have a path with a @ in it you need to end the path with a @. Since @ indicates peg revision... so if you do a copy and you want an @ you would have to do @FooBar/FooBar.m@

BOb

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