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Re: Bug with paths containing double slashes after double dot after a mount point
On Jun 18 13:43, Vadim Zeitlin wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at> cygwin.com> writes:
> > Other than that, I fixed that in CVS. It's a Win32 path coversion problem
> > which only occurs if there are multiple backslashes trailing a ".." path
> > component.
> Thanks a lot for fixing this! Just out of idle curiosity, why did the
> problem only manifest itself under Windows 7 and not XP? Looking at
> and surrounding code I don't see anything obviously platform-specific.
Stracing shows that XP (probably all 5.x kernels) allow to specify paths
with multiple backslashes in calls to NtCreateFile, while the 6.x
kernels fail with STATUS_OBJECT_NAME_INVALID.
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