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Re: Externals using absolute path on Windows

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:01:55 +0100

David Hickman <david.hickman_at_audleytravel.com> writes:

> Is anyone aware of any work arounds for issue number 4073? I guess
> using relative paths is likely to work but that would require changes
> to a number of our projects that we would rather not tackle at this
> time. Are there any special characters or special methods of
> formatting the path that I can use to get the externals to work? If
> not does anyone have any idea about the timescales for the version in
> which this issue is likely to be resolved?

Allowing absolute paths in older versions on Windows was inadvertant.
Adding support is not currently planned since allowing the server to
place files at known locations outside the working copy has security
implications.

-- 
Philip
Received on 2012-04-23 15:02:37 CEST

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