On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Johannes Sixt <j.s...@viscovery.net> wrote: >> Am 4/15/2014 10:44, schrieb Erik Faye-Lund: >>> From: Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@googlemail.com> >>> >>> On Windows, absolute paths might start with a DOS drive prefix, >>> which this check fails to recognize. >>> >>> Unfortunately, we cannot simply use the file_name_is_absolute >>> helper in File::Spec::Functions, because Git for Windows has an >>> MSYS-based Perl, where this helper doesn't grok DOS >>> drive-prefixes. >>> >>> So let's manually check for these in that case, and fall back to >>> the File::Spec-helper on other platforms (e.g Win32 with native >>> Perl) >>> >>> Signed-off-by: Erik Faye-Lund <kusmab...@gmail.com> >>> --- >>> >>> Here's a patch that we've been running with a variation of in >>> Git for Windows for a while. That version wasn't quite palatable, >>> as it recognized DOS drive-prefixes on all platforms. >> >> Did you consider patching msysgit's lib/perl5/5.8.8/File/Spec.pm by >> inserting a line "msys => 'Win32'," near the top of the file; it is the >> hash table that decides which path "style" is selected depending on $^O. >> Then File::Spec->file_name_is_absolute($path) could be used without a >> wrapper. > > I did not, but that works, and is IMO much nicer. Thanks for the idea!
Actually, after having tried that, other stuff starts to break... So back to the drawing-board. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html