Subject: Re: make: absolute path for Makefile in errors.
To: Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com>
From: Bill Sommerfeld <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/04/2001 09:50:48
> > you can't really do that. you don't know where you'll really end up
> > after the ..'s, due to symlinks.
> So its only used in a controlled environment.
there's also the option of not reinventing the wheel and using
realpath(3) on systems where it's available..
> Anyway, I take it that no one actually objects to knowing which
> Makefile blew up? Cool.
yes, this makes sense.