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Re: Bug report

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2011 20:45:07 +0100

On 21.12.2011 21:29, Collin Murray wrote:
> This is my first time reporting an issue with Tortoise SVN. I hope this
> is helpful. Here is what I found:
>
> 1)Upgrade from TortoiseSVN 1.7.1 to 1.7.3.
>
> 2)Any existing or new checkouts whose top-level folder name contains
> exactly two periods anywhere in the name will not be recognized properly
> (context menu shows only the checkout option, instead of update).
>
> 3)Removing or replacing one or both period characters, or adding an
> additional period character fixes the problem.
>
> For example, one such checkout that fails had the following path:
>
> C:\Projects\4.3.0
>
> However, if I renamed the folder to this:
>
> C:\Projects\4.3_0
>
> and it started working again. I tried all different combinations of
> number of characters between periods, number of periods, periods in the
> parent folder, and nothing affected the issue except whether the top
> level folder had two periods or not.
>
> This was readily reproducible on two of my development machines. I tried
> doing repair installations on both machines, but it had no effect. I
> cannot confirm if doing a clean installation of 1.7.3 produces different
> results.

This is a manifestation of issue #169:
http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/issues/detail?id=169
See comment #7 on what you can do about that.

Stefan

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