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Re: Comment/code inconsistency: svn_path_get_absolute

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-07-30 15:21:18 CEST

Malcolm Rowe wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 23, 2007 at 11:37:58PM -0700, Blair Zajac wrote:
>> The comment says the input path to svn_path_get_absolute() must be
>> canonicalized:
>> But the first thing it does is to canonicalize it:
>> Seems safer to change the comment, but at the top of svn_path.h it says all
>> paths must be canonicalized, except for paths passed to
>> svn_path_canonicalize() and svn_path_internal_style()
>> Which should we change?
> I'd go for the option of removing the canonicalisation from the
> implementation: if the contract always required canonicalised paths, we
> don't need to change it now just because we've been canonicalising by
> mistake.


(Just don't let Stefan know.) ;-)

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Mon Jul 30 15:19:54 2007

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