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

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

On 10/23/2008 10:45 AM, wrote:
> Full_Name: Joseph Haykov
> Version: 2.8.0
> OS: Windows
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> 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 mailing list Received on Thu 23 Oct 2008 - 17:53:13 GMT

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