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OT: Long path names in windows

From: Henderson, Michael D <michael.d.henderson_at_lmco.com>
Date: 2004-10-27 23:44:56 CEST

Completely off topic, but what's the trade-off between absolute and
relative paths? Is it extra calls to stat() or are '.' and '..' just
faster because they're stored at the beginning of the directory entry?

Just curious,

-----Original Message-----
From: C. Michael Pilato

Colin JN Breame <colin@breame.com> writes:

> So, I suggest that all relative paths are converted to their absolute
> versions when running on windows. Infact, maybe there is a function
> in the apr that can be used. Anyone know about this?

I've been mildly pushing for Subversion use absolute paths internally
forEVER. Good luck in your effort. :-)

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