test -f //dot

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Sat Jul 14 18:19:00 GMT 2012

On 07/13/2012 07:50 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:

>> test -f //dot
> Use empty base prefix to specify filesystem root.

Sorry; the empty base prefix in $PATH means the current directory, not
the root.

>> (I *had* introduced / to the PATH by adding cygwin's install dir to my 
>> Windows PATH; to ease access to cygwin.bat.)
> This sounds like a bad idea.

Not entirely bad, if you use /// instead of / in your PATH.

Eric Blake   eblake@redhat.com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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