File URLs truncated on Windows with mapped and SUBST drives
From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:43:46 -0400
This was originally reported on the TSVN Users list but I've
Jason Dunaway is using a mapped network drive for his repository, but
We're both using SVN 1.8.1. He's on XP (pretty sure), I'm on Windows 7
Steps to reproduce:
>svnadmin create r:\Appraisal
Everything to this point is successful.
>svn mkdir file:///X:/Appraisal -m "test"
Mode LastWriteTime Length Name
>svn co file:///X:/Appraisal r:\tmp7
Note that the A in Appraisal has been chopped off. Thinking that it
>svn mkdir file:///X:/TryAgain -m "test"
>svn co file:///X:/TryAgain r:\tmp8
Same result. The T has been lopped off.
If I use the real path to the repository (not the SUBST drive letter),
>svn co file:///R:/Appraisal/TryAgain r:\tmp9
Jason was successful when using the full UNC path instead of the
This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.