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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 15:04:28 +0200

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: woensdag 28 augustus 2013 14:56
> To: Bert Huijben
> Cc: Branko Čibej; users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: Re: File URLs truncated on Windows with mapped and SUBST drives
>
> 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 Čibej
> >> 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 Čibej <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?

Just add the issue; that way we can easily add it to the release notes :)

Thanks,

        Bert
Received on 2013-08-28 15:05:39 CEST

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