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RE: File URLs truncated on Windows with mapped and SUBST drives

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:49:37 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: woensdag 28 augustus 2013 14:38
> To: Branko ─îibej
> Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: File URLs truncated on Windows with mapped and SUBST drives
>
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 5:18 AM, Branko ─îibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
> wrote:
> > On 28.08.2013 02:43, Andy Levy wrote:
> >> This was originally reported on the TSVN Users list but I've
> >> reproduced it with the command line client. Original thread:
> >> http://svn.haxx.se/tsvnusers/archive-2013-08/0227.shtml
> >>
> >> Jason Dunaway is using a mapped network drive for his repository, but
> >> I reproduced the behavior with a drive letter created with SUBST.
> >>
> >> We're both using SVN 1.8.1. He's on XP (pretty sure), I'm on Windows 7
> >> Pro 64-bit.
> >>
> >> Steps to reproduce:
> >>
> >>> svnadmin create r:\Appraisal
> >>> subst X:\ R:\Appraisal
> >>> svn co file:///X:/ r:/tmp6
> >> Everything to this point is successful.
> >>
> >>> svn mkdir file:///X:/Appraisal -m "test"
> >> Committed revision 1.
> >>
> >>> md r:\tmp7
> >> Directory: R:\
> >>
> >>
> >> Mode LastWriteTime Length Name
> >> ---- ------------- ------ ----
> >> d---- 08/27/2013 10:22 tmp7
> >>
> >>> svn co file:///X:/Appraisal r:\tmp7
> >>> svn: E160005: Target path '/ppraisal' does not exist
> >> Note that the A in Appraisal has been chopped off. Thinking that it
> >> might be just that one letter, I tried a different one.
> >>
> >>> svn mkdir file:///X:/TryAgain -m "test"
> >> Committed revision 2.
> >>
> >>> svn co file:///X:/TryAgain r:\tmp8
> >> svn: E160005: Target path '/ryAgain' does not exist
> >>
> >> Same result. The T has been lopped off.
> >>
> >> If I use the real path to the repository (not the SUBST drive letter),
> >> it's successful:
> >>
> >>> svn co file:///R:/Appraisal/TryAgain r:\tmp9
> >> Checked out revision 2.
> >>
> >> Jason was successful when using the full UNC path instead of the
> >> mapped drive letter, which is consistent with my results with the
> >> SUBST vs. real paths.
> >
> > This does look like a bug, but I cant say offhand if it's in Subversion
> > or APR. Please report the issue in
> >
> > http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/
>
> Will do. Not knowing the source but following the list for a few years
> now, I had similar thoughts about it possibly being an APR issue.
>
> > and also post a note about it on dev_at_subversion.apache.org (also please
> > don't cross-post).
>
> Should I just post to dev@ & say "hey guys, we found this, any
> thoughts?" with a link to the bug (after I log it)?

I don't think you have to post an issue to dev@ any more, as this issue is most likely resolved in r1518184, which I will nominate for backporting to 1.8.x.

        Bert
Received on 2013-08-28 14:50:50 CEST

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