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From: Daryle Walker (dwalker07_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-12 12:31:40

On Thursday, June 12, 2003, at 11:23 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:

> An updated version of Boost.Filesystem has been added to CVS. The
> primary change is adding "." as a directory-placeholder to the generic
> path grammar.
> This solves the problem of distinguishing between an empty path and
> one that acts as a placeholder.
> This change does change some existing behavior: path("foo/..") used to
> get converted to an empty path. Now it gets converted to a path of
> ".", and thus the change will break any existing code which depended
> on the prior behavior.

Is it possible to override this and use "." or ".." as regular object


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