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Re: svn commit: r10133 - in trunk/subversion: include libsvn_subr tests/clients/cmdline tests/libsvn_subr

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-07-04 20:22:21 CEST

On Sun, Jul 04, 2004 at 01:26:01PM -0400, Josh Pieper wrote:
> file:/// URLs would have to be special cased then to leave the ".."
> path elements in since a portion is directly translated to a
> filesystem path.

True.

> That seems like an unnecessary restriction, especially for file:///
> URLs.

I wasn't too fond of it. But obviously we have to either make /../
behave the way people expect or not at all. I prefer making them work.

> Are there other cases where this problem can arise besides a
> repos->repos copy? If not, then maybe we could just not collapse the
> ".." anywhere and give better diagnostics there.

Not sure. I haven't done extensive testing looking for problems...

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