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On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 06:25:08PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:
> >If it wasn't so easy to accidentally do that, I'd agree, but since "::"
> >is considered to mean ".", I have a bit of sympathy with the cause of
> >trying to do something to avoid problems.
> Actually, it wasn't a "." but a trailing ":" here:
>       % echo $LD_RUN_PATH
>       /soft/lib:/usr/X11R6/lib:/soft/X11R6/lib:/usr/openwin/lib:

I've always thought that behaviour is horribly misleading, but
it's in some part of the posix standard so we can't get rid of
it.  (or can we?)


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