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Re: Exception for certain bad URLs passed to Repository Browser

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 18:30:58 +0200

On 10.08.2011 22:28, Ryan J Ollos wrote:
> This might fall under the category of plain incorrect usage, but since an
> exception results I thought I'd report it.
>
> When using the Repository Browser outside of a working copy:
>
> (A) If I enter a bad URL, such as `http://trac-hack.org/svn`, after a little
> while the Repository Browser displays "Unable to connect ...", which is what
> I expect.
>
> (B) If I omit the protocol `http://` from the URL and enter
> `trac-hacks.org/svn`, I get an exception [1]. After dismissing the exception
> dialog, an error is shown in the Repository Browser as I would expect [2].
>
> From what I've seen so far, as long as the URL contains 2 characters plus a
> colon, the behavior seems to be okay and you get a message in the Repository
> Browser rather than an exception. For example, try `http:trac-hacks.org/svn`
> or `ff:ABC` [3].
>
> The exception in (B) seems undesirable and more desirable would be to have
> behavior like in (A). Many users might think they can omit the http:// from
> their URL, as most browsers allow.

Fixed in r21812.

Stefan

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