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Re: paths are sensative to double separators

From: David De La Harpe Golden
Subject: Re: paths are sensative to double separators
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 16:33:38 +0000
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Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:

Actually, I believe posix says the exact opposite: Multiple slashes
are equivalent to a single slash, except at the head of the path,
where a double slash may have a different meaning.

(On the Apollo
machines of old, running domain/os, a leading double slash indicated
the "network root",

On ammig // is also meaningful, not just leading in leading positions, as the amiga "parent directory" syntax.




Emacs used to have an amiga port, but not sure whether it used ixemul.library (analogous to cygwin) or was native. In the latter case, it would have mattered.

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