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Re: Handiling of ra_local URL for UNC path

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2008 16:47:31 +0100

Kazutoshi Satoda wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed several problems about ra_local URL for UNC path.
> - When a repo-browser is opened for a repository on UNC path,
> an invalid node is shown. See attached screen shot.

Fixed in r12400.

> - On a dialog with a box for repository URL (checkout, export, etc),
> the browse button [...] opens Browse for Folder dialog for
> "file://host/path", while the button opens repo-browser for
> "file:///\host/path".
> (at TortoiseSVN 1.5.0, Build 12278 - 32 Bit -dev, 2008/03/05 20:53:23)

Fixed in r12403.

> Also, I prefer "file://host/path" form which is supported since
> Subversion 1.2. Then I propose changing default form of URL for
> UNC path.

While that form works for non-UNC paths, it is *not* the default form.
All Subversion APIs return the form file:/// when asked for URLs.

> I made the attached patch by simple grep for "file://". I'm sorry
> for that the patch is neither compiled nor tested. I have only
> Express Edition of VC++. Please use the patch if you like.

Even if I wanted to, I couldn't use that patch. It would break almost
every feature. Sorry, but a simple grep replace just doesn't work.


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