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Re: Going back beyond the root (was: [BUG ?] Failed to rebuild Cygwin)

On Jul 31 17:26, Pavel Fedin wrote:
> Hello!
> > s/svn/cvs/
> > 
> > You can rebuild the lib, just update to the latest.
>  Thank you, tested and works fine. Testing included:
> 1. Accessing existing directories then ..
> 2. Accessing nonexistent directories then ..
> 3. Going beyond the root multiple times (/../../../../../..)
> 4. The same, but with UNC. (3) in this context attempts to access '//', which on my machine waits for a while then ends up in "Permission denied". 'NET VIEW' in native Windows console behaves similar, reporting "List of servers is not currently available". So - passed.

Apparently smb browsing is switched off on your machine.  I tested this
myself with some extra debugging output.  Should work the same as /..,
just that you're back in // instead of /.

> 5. Running make test suite. abspath works fine now.

Thanks for testing,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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