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Re: svn commit: r22580 - trunk/subversion/svnserve

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-12-05 19:24:50 CET

On 12/5/06, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 05 Dec 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:
>
> > On 12/5/06, dlr@tigris.org <dlr@tigris.org> wrote:
> > >Author: dlr
> > >Date: Tue Dec 5 09:59:26 2006
> > >New Revision: 22580
> > >
> > >Log:
> > >Improve the way svnserve handles the --root option.
> > >
> > >* subversion/svnserve/main.c
> > > Include "svn_io.h".
> > > (main): Make the --root option mandatory on Windows. Make sure the
> > > path passed to --root actually exists.
> >
> > Is the windows change a backwards compatibility problem? Will people
> > have trouble with previously working installs when they upgrade?
>
> Given that the default root of "/" is meaningless on Windows, this is
> a bug fix for lack of argument validation on Windows. Anyone not
> using --root on Windows would already be broken, no?

I'm not sure... I imagine that / on windows would fall back to "root
of the current drive" or something like that, but ENOTAWIN32WEENIE, so
I was hoping someone would pipe up with exactly what the behavior was
in the past.

-garrett

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