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Re: [PATCH 1/1] mingw: handle absolute paths in expand_user_path()




On Tue, Nov 6, 2018 at 3:55 PM Johannes Schindelin via GitGitGadget
<gitgitgadget@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> From: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>
>
> On Windows, an absolute POSIX path needs to be turned into a Windows
> one.
>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Schindelin <johannes.schindelin@xxxxxx>
> ---
>  path.c | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/path.c b/path.c
> index 34f0f98349..a72abf0e1f 100644
> --- a/path.c
> +++ b/path.c
> @@ -11,6 +11,7 @@
>  #include "path.h"
>  #include "packfile.h"
>  #include "object-store.h"
> +#include "exec-cmd.h"
>
>  static int get_st_mode_bits(const char *path, int *mode)
>  {
> @@ -709,6 +710,10 @@ char *expand_user_path(const char *path, int real_home)
>
>         if (path == NULL)
>                 goto return_null;
> +#ifdef __MINGW32__
> +       if (path[0] == '/')
> +               return system_path(path + 1);
> +#endif

Should this behavior be documented somewhere, maybe in config.txt?

>         if (path[0] == '~') {
>                 const char *first_slash = strchrnul(path, '/');
>                 const char *username = path + 1;
> --
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