Issue #8034 has been updated by h.shirosaki (Hiroshi Shirosaki).

Assignee changed from h.shirosaki (Hiroshi Shirosaki) to luislavena (Luis Lavena)

Luis, thank you for your work.
`xfree(wpath);` would be needed before rb_raise(rb_eArgError, "can't find user %s"...
Indeed refactoring is better if possible.
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Bug #8034: File.expand_path('something', '~') do not include home path
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/8034#change-37475

Author: rap-kasta (Pavel Manylov)
Status: Assigned
Priority: Normal
Assignee: luislavena (Luis Lavena)
Category: platform/windows
Target version: 
ruby -v: 1.9.3p362


=begin
Next code works correctly only on ruby <= 1.9.3p362.
Tested on Windows XP, Windows 2008 with ruby 1.9.3p194 (works properly), ruby 1.9.3p362 (bug), ruby 2.0.0p0 (bug).

(({File.expand_path('something', '~') #=> "C:/path/to/current/dir/~/something"}))
                    
However, next code works as it should in all tested rubies:

(({File.expand_path '~' # => "C:/Documents and Settings/Jack"
Dir.home # => "C:/Documents and Settings/Jack"}))
=end



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