Subject: Re: bash realpath problem
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/29/2002 13:42:46
On Mon, Apr 29, 2002 at 02:32:03PM -0600, Rick Kelly wrote:

> Mihai Chelaru said:
> >This is, I presume, for historical compatibility.  Certain versions of
> >Unix, and early network file systems, used paths of the form
> >//hostname/path to access `path' on server `hostname'.
> I have a Charles River Data Systems box running UNOS, a real-time UNIX
> clone that has the usual NFS and friends, as well as running Universenet.

I seem to recall QNX doing something similar...

and of course let's not forget microsoft: \\system\path\to\file

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |