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Re: svn commit: r10375 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_local

From: Klaus Rennecke <kre_at_tigris.org>
Date: 2004-07-21 17:59:48 CEST

Mark Benedetto King wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 21, 2004 at 05:49:36AM -0500, lundblad@tigris.org wrote:
> [...]
>>* libsvn_ra_local/split_url.c (svn_ra_local__split_url): Change "localhost/"
>>to "localhost" in comparison to URL hostname.
>>
>>
>
>
> Is this just something we have for convenience, or is there
> a real specification of this behaviour?

RFC 1738, section 3.10 Files http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc1738.html

   "As a special case, <host> can be the string "localhost" or the empty
    string; this is interpreted as `the machine from which the URL is
    being interpreted'."

> What about, for example,
> localhost.localdomain? Or 127.0.0.1?
> [...]

These are not covered. Especially 127.0.0.1 is far less universal than
people tend to think.

/Klaus

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