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Re: paths, locks and canonicalisation

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-08-08 21:16:09 CEST

Marcus Comstedt wrote:

>=?UTF-8?B?QnJhbmtvIMSMaWJlag==?= <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>Yes, and yes. See the examples in the docstring for svn_path_split, in
>>svn_path.h. svn_path_split should do something smart with ".". Also,
>>maybe "./foo" should be canonicalized to "foo", and "" to "."?
>This sounds backwards. If "./foo" is canonicalized to "foo", then
>surely "." should be canonicalized to "", not the other way around?

Yes, except that statting "." works, but statting "" fails, IIRC.
Consistency is nice, but only to a point. :-)

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