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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Bounty for tla on win32

From: Jan Hudec
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Bounty for tla on win32
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 11:56:57 +0200
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On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 11:52:57 +0200, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-03-31 at 11:47, Jan Hudec wrote:
> > Well, the NTFS long paths might be worth it. But strictly speaking, tla
> > itself does not require them to understand the compressed paths, because
> > the names used in diff header are set separately and not used anyway. It
> > will be nice for the user, of course.
> Ah. You're saying tla should give diff/patch the compressed path. Thats
> going to be hard, tla doesn't even know the paths are compressed (right
> now this is purely in hackerlab). I think the easier and cleaner
> solution is to make diffutils use hackerlab, and I'm going to do this
> next.

Yes, I am saying, that it's a workable solution. Hackerlab would have to
export function -- say export_filename -- that would give the name for
non-hackerlab tools. It would be nop on unix and do the path-compression
on windows. (Currently glib does this with recoding to/from utf-8).

                                                 Jan 'Bulb' Hudec 

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