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Re: Patch to allow trailing dots on managed mounts
On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 05:03:22PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Dec 16 10:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Dec 16, 2004 at 04:53:39PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >Since the mount code is called from path_conv anyway, wouldn't it be
>> >better to pass the information "managed mount or not" up to path_conv?
>> How about just doing the pathname munging in `conv_to_win32_path' if/when
>> it's needed?
>Erm... I'm not quite sure, but didn't the "remove trailing dots and spaces"
>code start there and has been moved to path_conv by Pierre to circumvent
>some problem? I recall only very vaguely right now.
One problem that it would circumvent is that currently, if you do this:
You'll get a listing of the bin directory. If you move the code to
conv_to_win32_path that may not be as easy to get right.