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Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 01:32:15 -0400
From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
To: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: normalize_posix_path can't take root access into account yet.
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In-Reply-To: <20000420232911.A4748@cygnus.com>; from cgf@cygnus.com on Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 11:29:11PM -0400

On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 11:29:11PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Apr 20, 2000 at 10:54:54PM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>>I don't understand.  Can you provide an example of how this is failing?
>>I don't see a difference between my change and yours.
>
>Nevermind.  I see it.

Maybe I'll regret this, but I rewrote normalize_posix_path.  It seemed to
be doing a lot more checking of it's input than was required.  I tried
a wide variety of paths with  ../ /./ /../, etc., and it seemed to do
the right thing with all of them.

cgf

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