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Re: svn data corruption error message actually causing by the length of the path?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:10:28 -0500

On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 17:00, baz themail <bazthemail_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I see a svn data corruption error in Winodws but not sure if it is true or
> not. Can someone confirm if it is really data corruption error or just
> windows path length issue?
> The whole address of the directory (over 252 chars):
> http://svn/product/people/sssssssssss/branches/aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa/Device/dddddddddd/WINCE600/platform/xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/SRC/DRIVERS/DisplayIOE/WaveformData
> Here is the command causing the problem and its output:
> C:\works>svn co http://svn/product product
> svn: Your .svn/tmp directory may be missing or corrupt; run 'svn cleanup'
> and try again
> svn: Can't open file
> 'product\people\sssssssssss\branches\aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa\Device\dddddddddd\WINCE60
> 0\platform\xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx\SRC\DRIVERS\DisplayIOE\WaveformData\.svn\tmp\text-base\3-phase_all_
> transitions_base_waveforms_37usTg_70Vg_16Vs_12x20ms_wdt.lut.svn-base': The
> system cannot find the pa
> th specified.
> If I go down a few level and execute the command in a different way, then
> there is no error:
> C:\works>svn co http://svn/product/people people

There are known path length issues with SVN/APR on Windows. They've
been discussed on this mailing list previously.


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