Re: [Rd] normalizePath bug (PR#13199)

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 13:49:42 -0400

On 10/23/2008 10:45 AM, joe_at_novelcap.com wrote:
> Full_Name: Joseph Haykov
> Version: 2.8.0
> OS: Windows
> Submission from: (NULL) (216.189.177.202)
>
>
> normalizePath("C:\\DOCUME~1\\JOSEPH~1\\LOCALS~1\\Temp\\RtmpolZ4Vy\\file72ae2cd6.txt")
>
> returns: "\0354xl|\a&#144;\001 $v\001y8"
>
> instead of returning:
>
> "C:\\Documents and Settings\\Joseph Haykov\\Local
> Settings\\Temp\\RtmpolZ4Vy\\file72ae2cd6.txt"
>
> By the way, this works correctly in version 2.6.2

I see the problem, and will look into it. It first started failing in 2.7.0; it's not a new bug.

But I'm not sure it's a bug, since that directory doesn't exist on my system, and the function is documented to give undefined results in that case. Does that file exist on your system?

Duncan Murdoch



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