From: Neal D. Becker (nbecker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-12 13:34:34
On Thursday 12 June 2003 01:31 pm, Daryle Walker wrote:
> 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
Do I understand correctly that you are proposing that "." or ".." are to be
used as the names of e.g., files? It's hard to see a need for it.
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