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SVN and PRN and CON files on Windows platform

From: Alexei Baranov <Alexei.Baranov_at_btc.info>
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 21:26:42 +0300


I suppose SVN library for Windows has a bug. I've created file named PRN.RPGLE in working copy on my IBM i system. This file was successfully committed to SVN server. Next, I've tried to check it out to working copy on my Windows PC. Checkout operation was finished with error "Can't move 'C:\alfa03svn\.svn\tmp\svn-7499C3F2' to 'C:\alfa03svn\PRN.RPGLE': Unable to create file because it is already exists". But there is no PRN.RPGLE file in destination directory. The problem was fixed by renaming PRN.RPGLE to PRN#.PRGLE in repository, after this PRN#.RPGLE was checked out successfully. I suppose the problem related with special name PRN (printer device in Windows). I've tried to play with another special name - CON, and I've got the same error.

Has anyone meet the same problem? Who can report this bug to Subversion bug tracker?

Windows XP SP3, TortoiseSVN 1.7.8, same problem with SlikSVN 1.7.6

Received on 2012-09-24 07:37:20 CEST

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