From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-26 20:02:38
>Why does branch_path return path("") with simple paths like "file.ext"?
>Would'nt it make more sense to return path(".")? ...
My initial reaction is that you are correct for the reasons you give; "."
would be better than "".
It is too late to make a change for the 1.31.0 release, but I've added it
to the list of stuff to be dealt with as soon as 1.31.0 goes out the door.
I've got yellow post-it notes stuck all over one of my monitors with
pending filesystem changes:
* path comparison
* path equivalence
* resolution cygwin vs cygwin vs mingw vs cygming problem
* switch Win32 imp to wide Windows internal API, and throw on slice
* finish & post, wide-character paths proposal, moderate resulting
* branch_path() behavior: should return "." instead of ""
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