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Re: file:/// access to fsfs repository

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-09-30 12:49:54 CEST

"Patrick Smears" wrote:
> UNC paths can be accessed as \\?\UNC\<server>\<share>. I think the
> libraries that subversion uses translate all "/"s to a "\"s; however they
> also seem to remove excess "/"s at the start of the URL - so to prevent
> that, the second "/" is written as "%2f". The "?" is written as "%3f"
> since it is a special character in URLs (and subversion complains
> otherwise).

Thanks Patrick. That proves it is possible, and when I am back in the office
I will try some of your other ideas.

The fact that you have to play around with escape chars suggests that a
minor mod is needed to the URL sanitizer to accept UNC a bit more cleanly.
Should this go into the issue tracker?

Simon

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