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Re: Checkout target restricted dir name length

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 13:12:57 CET

On 1/29/07, jelle.volckaert@accenture.com <jelle.volckaert@accenture.com> wrote:
>
> I'm having a little problem concerning checkouts from Subversion.
>
> I've written a batch script that checks out the latest Subversion revision
> to a folder.
>
> I've already figured out that when the folder name has more then 6
> characters, the checkout fails.
>
> The following error arises:
>
>
>
> svn: Your .svn/tmp directory may be missing or corrupt; run 'svn cleanup'
> and try again
>
> svn: Can't open file
> 'usermanagement\usermanagement-tiers\usermgmt-presentation-tier\usermgmt-presentation-web\usermgmt-presentation-web-citizenadmin\src\main\java\be\fedict\usermgmt\citizenadmin\constants\.svn\tmp\text-base\CitizenAdminConstants.java.svn-base':
>
> The system cannot find the path specified.
>
>
>
> When I set the target dir to a name of 6 or less characters, the checkout
> succeeds.
>
>
>
> Is this just a coincidence, or is there really an issue with checkouts and
> path name lengths?
>
> Is there somebody who has dealt with this issue before?

Based on the slashes, I'm guessing you're on Windows? It's a known
issue with a path length limitation in Windows itself (I've
encountered it with other, non-Subversion software as well). If you
can, check out to a shorter path,

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