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Re: svn commit: rev 1877 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc trunk/subversion/tests/clients/cmdline

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-05-06 21:42:32 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
>>>I think there should be no need to canonicalize them -- they should
>>>already be in canonical form. If they're not, that's a bug we'd want
>>>revealed anyway (?)...
>>$ svn co -d ~/wc http://svn.collab.net:81/repos/svn/trunk/tools/dev
>>$ svn co -d ~/wc http://svn.collab.net:81/repos/svn/trunk//tools/dev
>>svn_error: #21034 : <Obstructed update>
>> URL 'http://svn.collab.net:81/repos/svn/trunk//tools/dev' doesn't match existing URL 'http://svn.collab.net:81/repos/svn/trunk/tools/dev' in '/home/pm/wc'
>Urg. Hmmm. Nice experiment :-).
>So, should we canonicalize URLs before using them, or just not depend
>on them being canonicalized? I lean toward the former, so that
>comparisons are reliable. But I have a feeling someone (or somemany)
>have thought deeply on this question already, and will have something
>unexpected to say...
The same rules apply as for local paths: the client is responsible for
utf-8'ing and canonicalizing URLs and paths before passing them off into
the SVN APIs. Right now, of course, the client doesn't do that. :-)

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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