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RE: svn add question

From: Miller, Eric <Eric.Miller_at_amd.com>
Date: 2007-01-03 17:33:48 CET

I don't use svn on winders, but probably the quotes are preventing the
expansion of the * meta-character. Thus svn is looking for a path with
a literal '*' in its name and not finding it.

Eric

> -----Original Message-----
> From: WICKENS, Nicholas, GBM [mailto:Nicholas.WICKENS@rbos.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2007 8:50 AM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: svn add question
>
> Hi,
>
> I was trying to use the svn add command and came across the following
> which
> I can't find explained anywhere and was hoping someone could answer
for
> me.
>
> I am trying to add all the contents of a folder using the command:
> svn add "myfolder\*"
> Calling this produces the following error:
> svn: Can't check path 'MYFOLDER\*': The filename, directory name, or
> volume
> label syntax is incorrect
> However when I remove the quotes then the command works fine.
>
> Is there a reason why it won't work with the quotes and is there some
> other
> syntax that I should be aware of?
>
> Many thanks,
> Nicholas
>
>
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