Subject: Re: mkdir with trailing / (patch proposed)
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 04/28/2002 21:41:17
> 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.

This is wrong, according to Klaus Klein (our standards guru).
There even is a regression test in src/regress that checks for this (and
currently fails).