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From: "Gary R. Van Sickle" <g DOT r DOT vansickle AT worldnet DOT att DOT net>
To: <cygwin-apps AT sources DOT redhat DOT com>
Subject: RE: for the brave
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 22:13:00 -0600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com
> [mailto:cygwin-apps-owner AT cygwin DOT com]On Behalf Of Charles Wilson

[snip]

> the concat call prepended "file://" with two more '/' chars
>
>
> 2+2 = 4
>
> So why does the resulting filespec have only 3 '/' chars?  Somewhere
> along the line, I don't know where, the local_dir I entered is having
> one of its leading '/' stripped...
>

I think concat() itself is doing that, in an attempt to canonicalize the paths
while it creates them.

--
Gary R. Van Sickle
Brewer.  Patriot.

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