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Re: svn 1.8.1 fails on underscore in the tunnel protocol

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:29:26 +0200

On 16.08.2013 23:10, Eric Hall wrote:
> Hello-
> We have a custom tunnel protocol withrepository URLs of the form:
> svn+foo_bar://
> After upgrading from svn 1.7.x to 1.8.1, these URLs are considered
> invalid, giving an error of:
> svn: E170000: Illegal repository URL
> This occurs on an 'svn up' or an 'svn checkout'.
> Changing the tunnel protocol name to 'foobar' (i.e. drop the underscore)
> appears to work properly, both 'svn up' and 'svn checkout' work fine.
> Is this a bug, or should tunnel protocols not have underscores in them?

See RFC 3986, section 3.1:


Underscores are not allowed in the URL scheme. It would appear that
allowing them was a bug in previous versions of Subversion.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-08-16 23:30:01 CEST

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