From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-02 09:40:25
"Jeff Flinn" <TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Question: what should path("foo//bar//").string() yield?
>> 1) "foo//bar//"
>> 2) "foo/bar/"
>> 3) "foo/bar/."
> I personally prefer 2, and already filter these beasties using the
> string_algo library when I get them from environment variables.
Interesting. I don't think I've ever seen these in practice.
> Although, I've been told the multiple slashes are required by our legacy
> nut-cracker laden dlls that front-end a fairly old version of gnumake.
> I've no idea why they are needed though.
That makes me nervous. Is there any chance you could find out why they
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