Subject: Re: mkdir with trailing / (patch proposed)
To: Matthew Orgass <email@example.com>
From: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/06/2002 10:30:47
On Sun, 5 May 2002, Matthew Orgass wrote:
> So, what does NetBSD want to do with trailing slashes in native code?
> And what (if anything) should be done to bring this situation to the
> attention of the Austin folks?
For now, we should probably leave native mode alone.
I have no idea how to tell the SUS folks there are problems with what
they've done. :-)
> I'd be happy to provide a revised patch once its decided what should be
> done. My previous patch was incorrect in that it allowed pathnames with a
> trailing slash to refer to symlinks (under emulation only), which is
Well, fix that and let's see it. :-) Changing native behavior is real easy
with any of these patches once we have lookup() fixed.