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Re: *sigh*, Windows file open \ vs. / problem

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-02-11 21:18:55 CET

"Jay Freeman \(saurik\)" <saurik@saurik.com> writes:
> The issue states that there should be a "svn_path_to_internal()"... so
> the client would be converting it's path from D:\Code\hello to
> D:/Code/hello? What about on platforms where : is a separator and / is
> legal in filenames? (like Mac OS 9, well, the first part, I'm only 50%
> sure of the second part, and we're just being lucky that / isn't valid
> on Win32). As far as I'm concerned, the API needs to be accepting the
> OS's path separators at all points. Oh, wait, I'm seeing it now: the
> problem with URLs...

I thought we decided that the Subversion APIs would take only
internal-style paths, and we'd provide an svn_path_to_internal() for

> OK, now that I've said that, is that paragraph supposed to be placed in
> the issue file instead of to the mailing list? :) (I'm not quite sure
> about how that is supposed to happen yet.)

Oh, that's always a matter of judgement. In this case, I'd wait for
more commentary to appear on the list, see if things boil down to a
consensus, then you can put the consensus in the issue.


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