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Re: svn commit: r22580 - trunk/subversion/svnserve

From: Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-05 20:10:40 CET

On 12/5/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> On 12/5/06, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, 05 Dec 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > > Is the windows change a backwards compatibility problem? Will people
> > > have trouble with previously working installs when they upgrade?
> >
> > Given that the default root of "/" is meaningless on Windows, this is
> > a bug fix for lack of argument validation on Windows. Anyone not
> > using --root on Windows would already be broken, no?
>
> I'm not sure... I imagine that / on windows would fall back to "root
> of the current drive" or something like that, but ENOTAWIN32WEENIE, so
> I was hoping someone would pipe up with exactly what the behavior was
> in the past.

Hmm. Strangely enough, it does actually behave that way (sorry for not
testing this before). So what now? If we do decide to keep / as the
default, we should at least document it somewhere (like in svnserve's
usage text).

-- 
Vlad
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