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From Pflästerer, Karl <>
Subject Re: illegal filename under windows
Date Sat, 02 Aug 2014 14:55:59 GMT

Am 01.08.14 20:49 schrieb <>:

>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
>> the file. But they also couldn’t cleanup the WC.
>> The working copy was completely broken (für svn) and they had to
>> 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
>> with that name. I would have expected cleanup to revert a transaction
>> to complete it.
>What version of Subversion were your colleagues using on Windows? Was
>this TortoiseSVN or some other Subversion binary?

They used TortoiseSVN; it’s the most recent version. We also tried repair
the broken Wc with the cli from Tortoise. We had no luck

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