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Re: checkout subdirectory under windows

From: stephen meechan <mgvk68_at_dsl.pipex.com>
Date: 2005-06-13 18:58:15 CEST

> having worked with a subversion + apache webdav solaris server and
> linux/solaris subversion clients quite well, I encountered problems
> with windows clients (tortoise and rapidsvn alike).
>
> On checkout some files in the main directory trunk are checked out o.k.,
> but with the first subdirectory aux the error message goes
>
> .. Can't check path 'trunk\aux': The parameter is incorrect.
>
> Looking for unix file names, which could give problems with windows,
> I have none with blanks or umlauts, nor are they the same when lowercased.
>
> The error message baffles me: which parameter? check path meaning
> checking out to this path?
>
> Any ideas are welcome!

Under dos/windows there are reserved device file names:

AUX, CON, NUL, PRN, COMx, LPTx

where x is a single digit, and names are case-insensitive

So if you are able to create these in the repository I think you will have
problems checking them out on a windows system

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Received on Mon Jun 13 18:59:17 2005

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