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Re: [RFC] Canonical Paths

From: Marcus Comstedt <marcus_at_mc.pp.se>
Date: 2002-08-28 23:38:31 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> Marcus Comstedt <marcus@mc.pp.se> writes:
> > If you ask me, OTOH, "." is the wrong answer. If you canonicalize the
> > current directory to ".", what are you going to canonicalize a
> > reference to a regular file called "." to on a system that supports
> > such files (like AmigaOS)? I don't know of any system that allows ""
> > as the name of a regular file.
> But does APR even work on such systems?

If not, that's a problem with APR (or with the choice to use APR,
depending on your standpoint) that has to be fixed, not a reason
to propagate such problems into the code of Subversion. What good is
a Portable Runtime if it's not portable?

  // Marcus

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