Subject: Re: README: changes to pathname resolution
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/1997 14:53:43
In article <> (Klaus Klein) writes:
>in the process of getting NetBSD closer to POSIX.1 compliance,
>I've just commited two major changes to the code handling the
>pathname resolution/lookup:
>	(1) "" no longer refers to the current working directory;
>	    looking this up will now result in ENOENT.
>	(2) previously, trailing slashes in pathnames were handled
>	    incorrectly, which resulted in the failure of code such
>	    as { mkdir("dir", m); rmdir("dir/"); } where rmdir(2) would
>	    mysteriously fail with EISDIR.
>These changes have been tested extensively on my systems for ~2 months
>without observing breakage. However, if you do encounter problems
>related to these changes, please file a bug report via send-pr(1), and
>I will attend to it as quickly as possible.

Make sure you've recompiled sup recently (after last september the 5th!)
or you are going to run into problems.