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Re: 1.8.0-rc1 up for testing/signing

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 12:56:14 -0400

On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 12:50 PM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> On 10.05.2013 18:47, Mark Phippard wrote:
>> FWIW, I do not agree with you on the syntax though. file:///foo Has
>> always worked on Windows to access C:\foo The drive letter was only
>> needed to access other drives.
>
> Well ... file:///foo is converted to (local) path \foo wich is a
> drive-relative path, not an absolute path. If this worked in the past,
> then that was a bug IMO because file:// URLs do require absolute paths,
> otherwise they're (by definition) not URLs.

I am on the same drive. The book only says drive letter is necessary
to access a different drive:

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.basic.in-action.html#svn.advanced.reposurls

This is a behavior change.

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Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2013-05-10 18:56:45 CEST

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