[Mono-bugs] [Bug 54495][Nor] New - ~/ doesn't always translate to the root directory

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Tue, 17 Feb 2004 18:22:03 -0500 (EST)

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Changed by martijn@boland.org.


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+Bug#: 54495
+Product: Mono/Class Libraries
+Version: unspecified
+OS: Red Hat 9.0
+OS Details: 
+Status: NEW   
+Priority: Normal
+Component: Sys.Web
+AssignedTo: mono-bugs@ximian.com                            
+ReportedBy: martijn@boland.org               
+QAContact: mono-bugs@ximian.com
+TargetMilestone: ---
+Summary: ~/ doesn't always translate to the root directory
+Please fill in this template when reporting a bug, unless you know what 
+you are doing.
+Description of Problem:
+Steps to reproduce the problem:
+1. Create a .aspx page in the root dir
+2. Create a UserControl in a subdir /controls
+3. Include the UserControl in de .aspx page
+3. Put the following code in the page_load event of the UserControl:
+    HttpContext.Current.Response.Write(this.ResolveUrl("~/"));
+Actual Results:
+Expected Results:
+How often does this happen? 
+Additional Information:
+The "~/" construct to get the application root dir is a rather obscure 
+feature (almost no documentation), but it's used a lot in everyday 
+applications (at least I myself use it a lot :-)).