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Re: Cygwin patches

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Cygwin patches
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2009 00:30:14 +0100

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 12:23 AM, Ken Brown <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 11/22/2009 6:03 PM, Chong Yidong wrote:
>> Ken Brown <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Thanks for the suggestion.  My revised patch is attached.  If it looks
>>> OK, could someone please check it in?
>> Your patch looks incorrect.  It's not your job to add the "file://"
>> part; that's done in the rest of the function.  Does this corrected
>> patch do the right thing on cygwin?
> Yes, it does do the right thing on cygwin.  As I said earlier in the thread,
> the rest of the function *doesn't* add "file://"; it adds "file:" without
> the slashes.  But if I add "file://", the rest of the function leaves this
> alone.  I guess browse-url-filename-alist would have to be changed to make
> it correctly add "file://" in this situation, but I haven't tried to dig
> into it to figure out how it works.  It seemed easier (and harmless) to just
> add it myself.

We were recently discussing if it should be file: or file:/// for w32.
I really do not know which is best but I suspect file:/// have a
slightly better chance to work. I just saw an instance
(css-validator.jar with Rhino) where it worked better.

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