bug in cygwin_conv_to_posix_path() caused by period in win32 path
Tue Jul 3 05:51:00 GMT 2007
Dave Korn wrote on Monday, July 02, 2007 7:21 PM:
> On 02 July 2007 18:17, Pavel Kudrna wrote:
>> the legal win32 paths containing period like "c:.\" or "c:." are
>> incorrectly converted by cygwin_conv_to_posix_path() to "c:./" and
>> "c:." respectively. See last two output lines of the attached
>> example program.
>> Pavel Kudrna
>> c:.\ c:./
>> c:. c:.
> They are legal, but there's no possible way to convert them to
> POSIX, which has no notion of a per-drive current directory.
Additionally it is no problem to create a directory named "c:." on a non-Windows-kernel-based POSIX system, so those paths are technically correct ;-)
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