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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-02 15:29:23

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rene Rivera" <grafik666_at_[hidden]>

> >* os.path.join seems to do some work to remove redundant .. elements,
> >but other functions do not. Shouldn't we have something like
> >simplify-path-tokens in this module? I am worried that .. shows up in
> >some paths that are used as, e.g. Jamfile identifiers, and that we'll
> >fail to recognize the equivalence of different Jamfiles and load them
> >multiple times.
> Which was the goal of that code you pointed out. To normalize Jamfile
> to abosulte ones so to guarantee that they Jamfiles don't get loaded

My guess is that it doesn't quite do what you expect, even now. You
might want to press this issue a little.



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