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: Re: : Re: : Re: : Re: : Re: filname too long for svn

From: 첪 <bohao_at_sunnorth.com.cn>
Date: 2007-11-28 02:57:22 CET

Hi Erik,

I apologize for the top posting even though it is not my fault for the
email client doing this automatically.

And so far as I know the filesystem on linux is much more stronger than
windows. So it is hard to say this is a bug in linux itself for I can
create a file in the same name in linux. And another thing I want to
mention is we can not avoid this issue for we are working in a cross
platform for embeded system.

The interesting thing is this filaname is a test case for filesystem (for
linux and windows). So where is the problem? linux? apr? subversion? or
something else?

I don't know. But still thanks for your reply from which I know there is
no limits built in subversion!


Best regards!

Alex Zhu

Quality Engineering Department III
Sunnorth Electronic Technology Co., Ltd.
Tel: +86-10-62981668 Ext. 2792 (Office) / 2056 (3G Lab)
Fax: +86-10-62985972
Email: bohao@sunnorth.com.cn

"Erik Huelsmann" <ehuels@gmail.com> д 2007-11-27 18:42:15:

> On 11/26/07, 첪 <bohao@sunnorth.com.cn> wrote:
> >
> > Dear Erik,
> > That's my guess. :)
> Could you stop top posting. When inlining your comments *after* the
> text they are related to, your posts will become easier to read for
> those of us who have multiple conversations going on at the same time.
> What's your guess?
> > I will try it later. I don't believe a mature system like linux can
> > handle the long filename.
> Wait a minute! You're using Linux? Then what's with the reference to
> TortoiseSVN? Don't you think it's odd to compare behaviour of a
> Windows based client with that of a *nix based one when trying to
> diagnose an error which is generated by the Operating System?
> IOW: you can't compare Windows errors with Linux errors. Yes, those
> systems are not the same and each have their own peculiarities.
> Subversion doesn't have a maximum filename length built in.
> > But on the other hand, no one will use this
> > filename unless it is a test pattern for filesystem and in my case, it
> >
> > So ... wait for a while to see whether it is the problem of relative
path or
> > absolute path.
> From the confusion above I now think it doesn't have to do with APR or
> Subversion. When you do a comparison between 2 clients, next time,
> please be sure to include *all* differences you introduced into the
> equation!
> Hope that helps!
> bye,
> Erik

Received on Wed Nov 28 02:58:03 2007

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