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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/testcases/org/apache/tools/ant
Date Wed, 08 Aug 2001 11:33:31 GMT
On Wed,  8 Aug 2001 19:14, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> I'd like to move the filename resolution stuff from Project to
> FileUtils (keeping the old methods as deprecated proxies). At the same
> time I hope to resolve the remaining issues of not using canonical
> paths any longer.

I don't suppose if I pointed out that most of these things are already 
implemented, documented and unit tested in Avalon/Excalibur that it would 
make any difference, right ? ;)

> But before I start hacking on it, I'd like to know whether this
> testcase works - I don't have a Windows box to test and my assumptions
> may be too naive (i.e. I assume that "\\".getAbsolutePath() will not
> contain a drive letter).

I think it will (or else it will be relative to current volume and not 



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