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Re: Issue #1901 (double slashes screw things): Patch, and some strategy questions

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-03 19:34:58 CEST

On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 07:28:08AM -0400, Josh Pieper wrote:
> Yes, this is a symptom of a larger problem, namely that
> svn_path_canonicalize doesn't return a canonicalized path. Canonical
> would mean that any two input paths that referenced the same file
> should have the same output path (at least relative to the same root).
> svn_path_canonicalize should really behave more like
> svn_path_get_absolute, except without the requirement that the file or
> path actually exist on disk. I'm working on it now.

Yeah because it can't. Not without more information than it could
possibly ever have.

We know the rules tha our protions of the URLS follow. But we don't
know anything above the root of the repos. Unfortunately there is no
way of knowing where that lies.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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