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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] relative path from arbitrary file system location?
From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2009-02-06 21:39:26

On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 21:22, Kenny Riddile <kfriddile_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Is there any existing functionality for getting a relative path from a full
> path, where the desired relative path is relative to an arbitrary directory
> path? If not, I'm assuming I would just have to walk up both full paths
> until I find their intersection...etc

There isn't yet, though I have a ticket filed requesting one: Please add your use case
to that ticket.

The v3 lib under discussion has a read_symlink function which will
allow a non-naïve implementation. In the mean time, if you're in
windows you can try the implementation in the ticket.

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