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Re: file-relative-name and remote files

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: file-relative-name and remote files
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:27:53 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 04:43:48PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> I can't remember, but I think it has a similar meaning as the "//" special
> case on some other systems.  Both "//" and "/.." are not required to be
> the same as "/" according to POSIX.

CMU CS used to have a remote filesystem that used `/..' as a meta-root
(I think it was developed as part of the spice project [precursor of mach]).
I'm not sure if that's still used anywhere though.

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