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Re: [RFC] Canonical Paths

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-08-28 22:29:19 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@apache.org> writes:

> > 5. In some places the path library handles NULL paths. This is
> > unnecessary, as all inputs should be canonical, and so should be
> > removed (fixing any breakage that results).
> What is the interpretation of a NULL path?

Some functions (but not all) check for a NULL char * pointer, that's
not a canonical path. The inconsistency is not a good thing.

> > One question: svn_path_internal_style, which converts from native
> > separators to canonical separators, doesn't seem to be used. Should
> > the application pass all user input paths through this function?
> I think so. (should it also UTF-8 encode/decode it?) -- justin

UTF-8 already happens in svn_cl__args_to_target_array.

Philip Martin
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