Michael Haggerty <mhag...@alum.mit.edu> writes:
> By the way, is the use of realpath(3) permissible in git code?
> GIT_CEILING_DIRECTORIES handling could be fixed relatively easily by
> using this function to canonicalize pathnames before comparison.
As long as we can add a compat/realpath.c (perhaps lift one from
glibc before they went GPLv3) for platforms that matter, I do not
see it as a huge problem. How close is abspath.c::real_path() to
what you need?
>  This would be analogous to the inclusion of a space in "trash
> directory.*", which I presume was done to detect space-handling problems
Yeah, understood where you are coming from, and I think I can agree
with where you are trying to go.
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