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Re: Bug: assertion failed (svn_dirent_is_absolute(local_abspath)) when updating

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2013 18:39:26 +0000

On 25 January 2013 15:57, John Cowan <cowan_at_mercury.ccil.org> wrote:
> Andy Levy scripsit:
>
>> What do you propose be done? Colons are not permitted in file
>> or directory names on Windows systems. The proper solution is to
>> disallow creating it in the repository in the first place (and rename
>> via the repo-browser or URL if you already have it) via a pre-commit
>> hook script.
>
> Alternatively, you can use the Cygwin approach, where the Windows-reserved
> characters are mapped into U+FF00 through U+FF7F, which are legal but
> improbable Unicode characters. There is no law that says the names of
> files in the working copy have to be exactly the same as on the server,
> just that there be a bidirectional mapping between them.

You'd have to ask for this on the Subversion users mailing list.
TortoiseSVN is just a consumer of the subversion working copy APIs.

Simon

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