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Re: illegal filename under windows

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2014_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2014 13:49:34 -0500

On Aug 1, 2014, at 2:05 AM, Pflästerer, Karl wrote:
> I created a file with the name http<->https.conf and committed it under
> MacOS. No prolem at all.
> I could checkout the file on out Linux servers.
> But most of my colleagues use Windows. As they tried to update their
> working copies everything stopped.
> Because <> are not allowed under Windows in filenames svn could not create
> the file. But they also couldn’t cleanup the WC.
> The working copy was completely broken (für svn) and they had to checkout
> everything new.
> IMHO this is a bug. At least svn under Windows should have refused to
> checkout that file.
> Furthermore: the cleanup command didn’t work because svn could not a file
> with that name. I would have expected cleanup to revert a transaction not
> to complete it.

What version of Subversion were your colleagues using on Windows? Was this TortoiseSVN or some other Subversion binary?
Received on 2014-08-01 20:50:09 CEST

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