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Re: 1.8.0-rc1 up for testing/signing

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 19:02:22 +0200

On 10.05.2013 18:56, Mark Phippard wrote:
> 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.

I never claimed it wasn't, though I can't verify how it used to work.
But it's correct.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-05-10 19:02:58 CEST

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