[PD-dev] svn troubles
martin.peach at sympatico.ca
Sun Feb 17 20:54:48 CET 2008
zmoelnig at iem.at wrote:
> Quoting Martin Peach <martin.peach at sympatico.ca>:
>> Hi all,
>> I tried running 'svn cleanup' from my externals directory but I get the
>> same error.
>> This is with cygwin svn 1.4.5 on WinXp.
> what comes to my mind is:
> - are you sure you have enough space on your disk? (svn needs more
> space than cvs, as it caches the original copy of a file)
I have about 40gigs free.
> - i have encountered problems on w32 with "forbidden" filenames, such
> as "AUX" and "COM", but this doesn't seem to be the case here...
> - svn is less tolerant than cvs when it comes to collisions: e.g. if
> you have a file "Hello.c" and a file "hello.c" in the same directory
> and your local filesystem is case-insensitive, the checkout will fail.
> nevertheless, i haven't find a case-problem in the
> gridflow/doc/flow_classess folder.
Just tried it again using TortoiseSVN and got the same error:
Error: Can't check path
filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
Windows doesn't like files with * in the name. In fact if I try to make
such a filename in Explorer I get a tooltip saying:
A file name cannot contain any of the following characters: \/:*?"<>|
The file inv*-icon.png definitely exists in the repository:
I guess I'll have to check out the directories one at a time.
I managed to check out everything using Ubuntu without incident.
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