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Re: [RFC] Paths API (svn_dirent_uri.h) - improvements

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2009 17:07:52 -0500

On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 16:26, Branko ─îibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> wrote:
> Greg Stein wrote:
>>> * The representation of a URL should be always URI-encoded.
>>>
>>
>> Yah. That's how we treat them, in general, but having it declared that
>> way would be good. As I noted above, we also want them to *always* be
>> absolute. The codebase is pretty darned close to allowing for that.
>> Also note that the svn_uri_* functions are new in 1.7, so we can
>> define them with this restriction.
>>
>
> Oh hum. That reminds me of my recent changes in svndumpfilter on this
> very topic. Svnumpfilter uses "repository-absolute" paths, that is,
> paths within the versionable filesystem that always have a leading /.
> Clearly those are not dirents; nor are they relpaths; nor, by your
> definition above, are they URIs to the intent of the svn_uri API.
> They're not URI-encoded, either.
>
> Which leaves me scratching my head, wondering which of the three
> inapplicable families of functions svndumpfilter should be using.

FS is the odd man out. The leading-slash paths don't fit well with
much of anything.

It would be nice if it used a relpath [from the root].

Cheers,
-g

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