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Re: Removing Folder with non-Alphanumeric character

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-05-19 22:55:42 CEST

On May 18, 2007, at 21:21, Evan.Watson@MSAnet.com wrote:

>> >> However, if you're using URLs, you use percent-encoding to escape
>> >> unusual characters:
>> >>
>> >> svn mv http://myrepo/svn/projectname%5C http://myrepo/svn/
>> projectname
>> >> -m "Rename projectname\ to projectname"
>> >
>> > When I run the URL command I get
>> >
>> > svn: Path 'http://svn/repo/project%5C' does not exist in
>> revision 144
>> Try "svn ls http://svn/repo/" to see what's there, because it doesn't
>> think "project\" is. The "svn ls" command cannot show you a list of
>> repositories, so if you do see a list of items, then they are all in
>> a single repository.
> When I do a svn ls I get:
> $ svn ls http://server/svn/RepoName
> Folder/
> Folder2/
> Folder3\/
> Folder4/

So then it really should be:

svn mv http://server/svn/RepoName/Folder3%5C http://server/svn/
RepoName/Folder3 -m "Rename Folder3\\ to Folder3"

I just tried it on my system and it works for me. I did have to
escape the \ in the commit message.

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