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Re: [PATCH] svn_path_canonicalize

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2001-09-20 01:39:11 CEST

On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 01:36:11AM +0200, Branko Cibej wrote:
> Ouch ouch ouch. Be *very* careful here. You can't properly test these
> changes on Unix, because all path styles have the same separator
> character. I went through a week of sleepless nights just after M3 to
> get svn working on Windows, and I don't like the prospect of doing so again.
> Please try to find a Windows machine to test your changes on, or badger
> somebody into doing it for you (I'd volunteer, if only there were 29
> hours in a day).

someone should definately test this stuff on windows, but i don't have
access to a machine to build on... any volunteers?

> If you can prove we're sending local paths and URLs (the one refer to
> files in the WC, the other to their properties, usually) through the
> same functions, I'd say that's a bug, possibly in the design. These
> paths should never mix, their semantics are quite different.

i'll give it a closer look and see what i can do.

garrett rooney                     Unix was not designed to stop you from 
rooneg@electricjellyfish.net       doing stupid things, because that would  
http://electricjellyfish.net/      stop you from doing clever things.
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