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Re: Path canonicalization assertion failure triggered by add_dir_recursively()

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-10-29 00:28:13 CEST

Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> writes:

> svn_io_dir_read() is documented as a thin wrapper around
> apr_dir_read(). Two things:
> 1) There are other functions (e.g. svn_io_get_dirents2) which might be
> more appropriate here because they already filter out "." and "..".

Yup, it may be necessary to rev the svn_io_dir_read interface, for
behavioural rather than ABI reasons.

> 2) Should the semantics of svn_io_dir_read() change such that it
> always does path canonicalization?

If I was writing it from scratch it would return canonicalised paths,
I don't think we should not be using non-canonical paths within the

Philip Martin
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Received on Sat Oct 29 00:29:06 2005

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