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Re: Poor support for \ on windows from the C API?

From: Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org>
Date: 2003-11-14 23:12:06 CET

Do you mean to patch the problem on the inside of the C API or
as a function that the poor user as to call? I think the former
is the better way to go.


At 14-11-2003 20:23, you wrote:
>kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>>I thought the main thing here was that we always use the APR path
>>separator, which is '/', and that callers of our libraries need to
>>ensure they pass that. (And don't we have some helper funcs to take
>>care of it?) The command line client is such a caller, for example.
>On Windows, at least, if you don't also get case canonized correctly for
>existing files, then a number of operations can fail.
>It would be nice if we had a function to do all the stuff that the command
>line client's target conversion does...would a patch to that effect be
>acceptable? I would think it would be a new function in
>libsvn_subr\path.c that just does what that chunk of
>svn_opt_args_to_target_array already does.
>Of course, it's not that hard for C client programs to make a helper
>function to do it also...but it might be more difficult for clients of the
>bindings...I'm not sure.
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