test -f //dot

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@freemail.ru
Sat Jul 14 20:05:00 GMT 2012

Greetings, Eric Blake!

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

> Sorry; the empty base prefix in $PATH

I didn't said anything about $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.

It's bad idea.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@freemail.ru) 14.07.2012, <23:56>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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