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Re: RFE: allowing "" as a path specification for 'current dir' w/o prepe

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: RFE: allowing "" as a path specification for 'current dir' w/o prepending './' ?
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2017 09:17:58 -0600
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On 03/02/2017 01:25 AM, L A Walsh wrote:

> However given that some like the current behavior, a way to
> allow users a choice of of no-path being the same as "." or
> not-prepending "dot" would be the addition of an ENV var
> along the lines of "FIND_NOPATH_PREPENDS_NODOT" (or whatever!).

Please, do NOT make the behavior depend on an environment variable.
That is a sure way to break scripts that are not expecting the
environment to cause a change in behavior.  If you want a different
behavior, the right way to do it is via a new command-line option.

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

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