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Re: svn commit: r14404 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_local

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-04-25 13:45:53 CEST

Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

>On Fri, 22 Apr 2005, [UTF-8] Branko �^Libej wrote:
>
>
>
>>lundblad@tigris.org wrote:
>>
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>>>Log:
>>>Comment addition.
>>>
>>>* subversion/libsvn_ra_local/split_url.c (svn_ra_local__split_URL):
>>> Add comment about the file:///\machine/share hack on Windows and the need
>>> to preserve support for it.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>Eek, I missed most of this discussion before.
>>
>>I vote for fixing this bug, not preserving it indefinitely. Our
>>compatibility rules don't say that we have to maintain bugs that people
>>happen to be relying on, because they didn't read the documentation.
>>
>>
>>
>What exactly do you want to be fixed? We currently support
>file://machine/share syntax, and happen to support file:///\machine/share.
>file:////machine/share isn't supported since one slash is dropped by our
>canonicalization routine.
>
>The problem with removing support for file:///\achine/share is that it was
>the only way to use ra_local on a network share in 1.1. So we will break
>peoples workng copies. Even if they can just switch --relocate, they will
>be annoyed by this.
>
>
We did not document file:///\... as being supported in 1.1, and we did
say not to use ra_local on network mounted filesystems. I see no
particular reasons to keep supporting a bug that happened to be "used"
by people who don't believe our documentation.

-- Brane

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