On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 15:53:10 -0400, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> <<On Fri, 15 Jun 2001 23:33:07 +1000 (EST), Bruce Evans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said:
> > Here's an example of a complication: what is the semantics of /tmp/foo/bar
> > where foo is a symlink to ""? I think the pathname resolves to
> > /tmp//bar and then to /tmp/bar, but this is surprising since foo doesn't
> > point anywhere.
> But this is at least consistent with the historic (pre-POSIX) behavior
> where the filename "" is equivalent to ".".
POSIX explicitly disallow "" filenames everywhere. I think it should be
so for symlinks too.
Andrey A. Chernov
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