On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 9:46 PM, Johannes Schindelin
> Hi Sebastian,
> On Thu, 2 Jan 2014, Sebastian Schuberth wrote:
>> On 02.01.2014 18:33, Johannes Schindelin wrote:
>> > -- snip --
>> > On Linux, we can get away with assuming that the directory separator is a
>> > forward slash, but that is wrong in general. For that purpose, the
>> > is_dir_sep() function was introduced a long time ago. By using it in
>> > safe_create_leading_directories(), we proof said function for use on
>> > platforms where the directory separator is different from Linux'.
>> > -- snap --
>> While I'd be fine with this, I do not think we really need it.
> I also would have been fine with your commit message. But I knew Junio
> wouldn't be.
>> As you say, is_dir_sep() has been introduced a long time ago, so people
>> should be aware of it, and it should also be immediately clear from the
>> diff why using it is better than hard-coding '/'.
>> That said, I see any further explanations on top of the commit message
>> title is an added bonus, and as "just" a bonus a link to a pull request
>> should be fine. You don't need to understand or appreciate the concept
>> of pull requests in order to follow the link and read the text in there.
> Well, you and I both know how easy GitHub's pull request made things for
> us as well as for contributors. I really cannot thank Erik enough for
> bullying me into using and accepting them.
Huh? I don't think you refer to me, because I really dislike them (and
I always have IIRC).
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