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Re: Testing with spaces in filenames/paths [was: Space in filename causes path not found on commit]

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: Sun, 4 Jul 2010 00:38:25 -0700

On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 4:45 AM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 11:42:58AM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
>> Any objection to this step?  The only down side I can think of is the
>> slight inconvenience for us developers of having to quote the path on
>> the command line when debugging the tests, and that's not something that
>> should put us off.
>
> -1
>
> I tend to find spaces in filenames I work with on the command line quite
> annoying. So I'd prefer explicit unit tests which check for whitespace
> within local paths and within URLs, much like what you listed below.

+1.

For example, seeing the mu character in all of our tests would drive
me bonkers. I don't see a reason why we can't have some explicit
tests which focus on ensuring the crazy paths are handled correctly,
but all of them? Ugh. -- justin
Received on 2010-07-04 09:39:05 CEST

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