As discussed here: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg18203.html
The repository contains a directory "b" full of files, and a directory
"a" containing about 256 nested directories, with a single file at the
On Windows 7, if I'm at:
(Don't let the name fool you, I'm using the latest fossil binary from
fossil-scm.org and am running it under the ordinary cmd.exe, not
... and I attempt to "open" the fossil-pathbug.fossil repository:
c:\...\fossil-pathbug> fossil open ..\fossil-pathbug.fossil
unable to create directory
(Extra 'a's omitted as cmd.exe doesn't seem to allow copying and pasting).
This would be fine, except that it seems like it leaves the working copy in
some sort of inconsistent state: A listing of the directory shows no "b"
directory, a "fossil stat" shows no missing files. None of the commands
such as "fossil update" will check out the remaining files (the commands
will silently return success, apparently).
I'm using fossil 1.29 from the site (3e5ebe2b90).
See attached repository.