Subject: Re: Linux emulation and mkdir with trailing /
To: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <email@example.com>
Date: 09/25/2000 09:40:54
On Sun, 24 Sep 2000, Christos Zoulas wrote:
> Fixing this in userland is a PITA, specially when one considers
> symlinks too.
> Having said that, it would be nice if:
> - the emulations DTRT
> - if posix really says that the trailing slashes are ignored:
> - provide posix_ functions [but that is a pain because
> there are too many of them, and it adds a lot of crud].
> - provide a sysctl to turn this on [this is *really*
At the very least we should fix mkdir(2) to ignore the trailing
'/', but I'm actually with Greg on this one - we should bite the
bullet and switch everything across to the standard.