[Mono-devel-list] Re: [Mono-patches] r36430 - trunk/mcs/class/System.Web

Jonathan Gilbert 2a5gjx302 at sneakemail.com
Tue Nov 23 14:40:59 EST 2004

At 08:05 AM 23/11/2004 -0500, Ben Maurer wrote:
>> Ben hi.
>> Have you tested this to see if it wioll break the Win build?
>> I use both win and Linux and always use / as a path seperator, to keep
>> things simple for my own little mind. The only times I have troubles is
>> with relative paths, when I am going down the tree. On these occassions
>> I need to add the drive as well.
>> The following code works fine in Win
>> System.IO.FileInfo mapFile = new
>> System.IO.FileInfo("C:/temp/simon.xml"); System.IO.StreamReader reader =
>> mapFile.OpenText();
>> string strText = reader.ReadToEnd();
>> reader.Close();
>> textBox1.Text = strText;
>> Also
>> System.IO.FileInfo mapFile = new
>> System.IO.FileInfo("myFolder/simon.xml"); works going up the tree. From
>> the application directory (bin)
>That is because Path.GetFullPath will change to the correct path
>component. System.IO stuff calls that method, so it will get fixed.
>I guess since we are using MCS it would get fixed. However, for stuff like
>the make deps, this will not help.

Actually, forward slashes work at the OS level. The win32 API CreateFile
can be called with forward slashes. CSC references with '/' work just fine
(I actually tested).

Jonathan Gilbert

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