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Re: consistant errors with SVN checkout on windows.

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2009 16:08:58 -0500

On Jun 11, 2009, at 14:34, Jeff MacDonald wrote:

> On 11-Jun-09, at 4:24 PM, Andy Levy wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 15:02, Jeff MacDonald wrote:
>>
>>> svn: Can't check path 'etc\htmlfiles-v2\kymco\SimplyWarranty\fr
>>> \SimplyWarranty\Public\aux.inc': The parameter is incorrect.
>>
>> IIRC, aux is an invalid filename on Windows. Try renaming the file &
>> checking out.
>
> Oh... My. God.

That's correct. There are a number of similarly-illegal names on
Windows:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filename#Reserved_characters_and_words

I've meant to write a pre-commit hook script one could use to prevent
the commit of such files, but as I don't use Windows it hasn't been a
priority for me.

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