From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-02 12:20:04
Beman Dawes wrote:
> "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.
Yeah, interesting here's some examples(names changed to protect the not so
and my favorite:
>> 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
> are/were needed?
I'll try to find an answer this afternoon.
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