On Thu, 2 Jan 2014, Sebastian Schuberth wrote:

> See https://github.com/msysgit/git/pull/80.

Thanks Sebastian!

However, since the git.git project is not comfortable with the concept of
pull requests (which is why you submitted this patch via mail), I believe
that we have to explain the rationale in the commit message. So here goes
my attempt:

-- snip --
On Linux, we can get away with assuming that the directory separator is a
forward slash, but that is wrong in general. For that purpose, the
is_dir_sep() function was introduced a long time ago. By using it in
safe_create_leading_directories(), we proof said function for use on
platforms where the directory separator is different from Linux'.
-- snap --

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