Subject: Re: mkdir with trailing / (patch proposed)
To: None <>
From: Izumi Tsutsui <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 04/29/2002 03:33:08
In article <20020428182043.GA395@darkstar.local> wrote:

> On Sun, Apr 28, 2002 at 06:20:05PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > > The trailing slash produces an error... is this the expected behavivour?
> > 
> > No, this is a (well?) known long standing bug. There is a PR open on this.
> The PR is kern/8155.

I've heard that POSIX does not require to accept trailing slash
for directory pathname. It's optional, so I think it is not a bug,
and userland applications should not assume it is always acceptable.
Izumi Tsutsui