[Mono-devel-list] Problems with IO.Directory.Exists and AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Sat Jul 5 23:05:50 EDT 2003

El s?, 05-07-2003 a las 21:45, Ivan Hawkes escribió:
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> The wheels of conversion move onwards and I am now at the next problem. I have 
> a sample ASPX page that calls a library which is also shared with my little 
> simpletest.exe program. The simpletest.exe program runs the code fine and the 
> ASPX doesn't. It comes down to a difference in the way they are implementing 
> AppDomain.CurrentDomain.BaseDirectory.
> simpletest.exe returns a result similar to this:
> /home/ivan/simpletest/
> and ASPX program returns this:
> file:///home/ivan/christinahawkes/
> As you can see, the ASPX program has pre-pended the dir with file://. This may 
> or may not be valid behaviour since it's hard to tell from the MS docs. The 
> problem comes in when I make a call to IO.Directory.Exists. The first form is 
> acceptable and returns a correct result, but the one starting with file:///
> is not acceptable and returns a false, even though that dir actually exists.
> Is this a problem with the runtime? Should IO.Directory.Exists be able to 
> parse file:// etc?

Can you, please, try that on MS?


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