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Re: RFU: mksh-39c-2
On 23 March 2011 05:54, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Btw., did you notice the mail on the cygwin list reporting the problems
> mksh has using paths with two leading slashes? ?If mksh folds two
> slashes into one, then this is not POSIX compatible, see (*):
> ?"A pathname consisting of a single <slash> shall resolve to the root
> ? directory of the process. [...] ?A pathname that begins with two
> ? successive <slash> characters may be interpreted in an implementation-
> ? defined manner, although more than two leading <slash> characters shall
> ? be treated as a single <slash> character."
Yes, I'm going to follow-up on the mksh mailing list to get some
feedback from upstream. Worse case I'll see what I can do in terms of
creating a local patch to support it correctly.