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RE: Strange behavior

From: John Maher <JohnM_at_rotair.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:39:49 +0000

Hi Thorsten

A good response to a less than good post. People could take lessons from you.

Actually, its been a frustrating week. Sometimes subversion accepts the wrong slash in a path, other times it does not. Sometimes it enforces case sensitivity in a url other times it does not. Follow the book on how it instructs to import a project then it becomes impossible to merge and branch. And now for the second time I must discard my repository along with all the history I've accumulated. Yes you can say frustrating, bordering on maddening.

I got a good laugh from:
"Of course it can, just copy your 200 commands line by line one after another into a batch file."

JM

-----Original Message-----
From: Thorsten Schöning [mailto:tschoening_at_am-soft.de]
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 4:43 PM
To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Re: Strange behavior

Guten Tag John Maher,
am Montag, 12. August 2013 um 20:57 schrieben Sie:

> Otherwise there are
> over 200 manual operations required just to create a repository.

As you mentioned you are still working on Windows XP, you are aware of TortoiseSVN, aren't you? There shouldn't be the need to run any command yourself as Tortoise is able to create repos and act as a subversion client.

> The way some people praise subversion I would think this can be
> automated.

Of course it can, just copy your 200 commands line by line one after another into a batch file. ;-)

> But then again perhaps those are the people who use subversion for the
> simplest of builds.

Frustrating day, wasn't it? :-)

Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

Thorsten Schöning

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