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From Bert Huijben <>
Subject Re: Assertion Failure dialogs appear when attempting to open repository with bad URL
Date Wed, 10 Jun 2015 19:04:02 GMT
I don’t think we can really fix that url in the api by canonicalizing it to something completely
different/unrelated, but the assertion makes it obvious that the caller can just see/check
that the url is not going to work… just like values such as the empty string or strings
with no scheme, that can't be canonicalized to a url either.


From: 'Stefan Kueng'
Sent: ‎Wednesday‎, ‎June‎ ‎10‎, ‎2015 ‎7‎:‎34‎ ‎PM

On 10.06.2015 19:06, Bert Huijben wrote:
>                  Hi Dean,
> There is not much we can do about this. The Subversion apis require that
> you pass canonical urls, while the client (TortoiseSVN) that you use
> doesn’t canonicalize the url before passing it to this api.

And that's what the svn_dirent_canonicalize() and svn_uri_canonicalize() 
APIs are for.
Problem is: in that case they don't work:

$ svn list file:///c:Software/SourceCodeRepository

try that with an svn build from the 1.9.x branch and you'll get an 


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