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Re: RFC: replace svn_path functions with svn_dirent and svn_uri.

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2008 14:44:02 +0100

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> Proposal:
> As indicated by the example above we can't rely on an svn_path function
> to assess whether it's working with directories or uris. Which leaves us
> no option than to make the callers take this decision.
> So, we:
> 1. For each of the svn_path functions, add an svn_dirent equivalent that
> supports Windows directory syntax (on Windows).
> 2. For each of the svn_path functions, add an svn_uri equivalent when
> needed.
> 3. Expand the set of unit tests to make sure the new functions work
> correctly on both Windows and POSIX platforms.
> 4. Expand the set of acceptance tests to handle the Windows specific issues.
> 5. Dig through the code and replace all svn_path* calls with either
> svn_dirent* or svn_uri*.
> 6. Deprecate all svn_path functions.


- Julian

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