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From "Paolo Castagna (Commented) (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (JENA-160) SVN items with ":" in path/file names cannot check-out to Windows
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2011 12:36:52 GMT


Paolo Castagna commented on JENA-160:

> Normally, I'd expect someone who was going a checkout of everything to look for a "trunk".


Some (or most) of the Apache projects follow a sort of convention which tends to keep the
"root" of the SVN repository very clean, for example:

 - ...

This removes of explanations or documentations to the user/developer.
Having a short README when it's needed is a very good idea. Thank you Andy for adding one
it, very useful IMHO.
> SVN items with ":" in path/file names cannot check-out to Windows
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: JENA-160
>                 URL:
>             Project: Jena
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Jena
>         Environment: This defect is in the SVN 
>            Reporter: Dennis E. Hamilton
>            Assignee: Paolo Castagna
> SVN Check-Out and Update fails when there are ":" characters in SVN names.
> For example, Import\Jena-SVN\Scratch\CJD\Jena2OWLRL\scratch\TestCase:WebOnt-AnnotationProperty-001

> fails with error message "The filename, directory name, or volume label syntax is incorrect."
> I don't know if there are others.  This one blocks further check-out, update operations.

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