On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 10:04 PM, Johannes Sixt <j...@kdbg.org> wrote:

>> So the obvious thing would be to replace /a/b/ with
>> /foo/bar/ in the tests, but that just masks the problem, or?
> The strange behavior is not a problem in Git, it is a problem of MSYS.
> Using /foo/bar instead of /a/b in Git's test suite is a reasonable
> work-around.
> If you mean that you get ../../C:/something from the relative_path
> computation, that *is* a problem in Git, which is addressed by the topic
> jx/relative-path-regression-fix.

Thanks for pointing out that topic to me. As it turn out, it already
has a commit to use /foo/bar instead of /a/b [1]. However, it again
mixes up MSYS with MinGW in several places. I'll reply to the patch


Sebastian Schuberth
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