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RE: [TSVN] Re: Re: Tag/Branch name checking suggestion.

From: Hughes, Bill <Bill.Hughes_at_cox.co.uk>
Date: 2005-01-20 15:21:21 CET

Simon Large wrote:
> Will Dean wrote:
>> At 22:45 19/01/2005 +0100, you wrote:
>>
>>> see
>>>
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-
> us/fileio/base/naming_a_file.asp
>>>
>>> It does not catch all naming errors (like ".."), but it might be a
>>> good start.
>>
>> It seems a reasonable approach. If we pass it a URL, we would need
>> to skip past the "protocol:" bit.
>
> Which is not so easy. How do you know where the protocol and remote FS
> ends and the repository begins?
But there are only a few valid protocols for tsvn to search for aren't
there?
Checks for 'file:///' etc starting the URL could be hard coded with no risk,
at least none that I can see. It's how they're supposed to be used isn't it?

> In both cases it would be fairly easy to check for paths
> ending in CON,
> AUX, etc. Because almost no-one uses those features anymore,
> it would be
> easy to forget that they are still invalid filenames.
Which virtually guarantees that someone having trouble with it will appear
on the list :-)

Bill

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