[issue728] hg doesn't like URLs of form file://localhost/...

Christian Ebert blacktrash at gmx.net
Thu Sep 6 13:17:10 CDT 2007

* Jonathan S. Shapiro on Thursday, September 06, 2007 at 12:22:32 -0400
> On Thu, 2007-09-06 at 13:28 +0200, Christian Ebert wrote:
>> If someone could tell me if "file://localhost/" style is accepted
>> on other platforms besides darwin or not, I could try to
>> implement the necessary conditionals.
> That isn't the right question. The right question is: "is
> file://machine-name/" a well-formed URL. The answer is "yes". If
> machine-name does not resolve to the local machine, then the URL is
> obviously not openable.

Ok, let's hope your answer was as right as my question was wrong
;) Just submitted the (corrected) patch.

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