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Re: Error in abs-path handling in normalize_merge_sources()

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2009 15:52:25 +0000

Julian Foad wrote:
> I spotted an error in the conversion to use abs-paths:
> [[[
> static svn_error_t *
> normalize_merge_sources(apr_array_header_t **merge_sources_p,
> SVN_ERR(svn_dirent_get_absolute(&source_abspath, source, pool));
> ]]]
> In that last line shown, 'source' can be (and often is) a URL so this is
> wrong.

I suggest adding


inside svn_dirent_get_absolute(), at least for debugging, as we should
never be calling it on any path that looks like a URL. When I tried
doing that, almost all tests failed, presumably because some universal
operation is calling it on a URL.

I'm not planning to tackle this.

- Julian


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