Subject: Re: Linux emulation and mkdir with trailing /
To: Matthew Orgass <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Warner Losh <email@example.com>
Date: 09/18/2000 11:08:19
In message <Pine.BSI.3.96.1000918120656.27676Afirstname.lastname@example.org> Matthew Orgass writes:
: No, in SUSv2, multiple slashes are the same as one slash, not '.', and
: trailing slashes refer to the directory. The exception is that the
: presence of exactly two leading slashes is implementation dependent.
And the trailing slash refers to the directory is identical with my
statement that it is the same as dot.
: I'll let someone who has a copy of the standard make a more difinitive
: statement on what POSIX thinks, but from what I've read I believe that
: accepting trailing slashes is allowed by POSIX.
It certainly is allowed and I still think it should do what I said in
my first post. There's likely some defect claarification doc (I
forget what they are called) that addresses this exact issue,