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

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 08:55:53 -0400

On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl> wrote:
>
>
>> -----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.

I *just* finished writing up the issue and saw your email. Should I
still hit Submit?
Received on 2013-08-28 14:57:06 CEST

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