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Re: mkdir -p and network drives

On Thu, 5 May 2005, Paul Eggert wrote:

> Eric Blake <ebb9@XXX.XXX> writes:
> > //MACHINE currently generates ENOENT, whether or not there is a
> > server on the network with that name, and mkdir(2), stat(2), and
> > chdir(2) with an argument of "//MACHINE" fail.
> That's certainly a hassle.  Let's not worry about going through
> zillions of lines of application code working around that
> incompatibility.  Let's get Cygwin fixed instead.

One potential problem is that on Windows, using NetShareEnum when checking
the path will mean that every time someone does "mkdir -p", the command
will have to wait until all network shares are examined.  This could
result in quite a bit of a delay, to say the least...
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