This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: cd accepting paths with trailing dots that don't exist (bash and tcsh)
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2002 16:32:30 +0100
- Subject: Re: cd accepting paths with trailing dots that don't exist (bash and tcsh)
- References: <D721826DEE793D49BC49582C121EDD3E7FED@exchange.perwill.com>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 09:47:10AM -0000, Steve Fairbairn wrote:
> I've just come across some very strange (to me at least) results with the cd
> command in both bash and tcsh under cygwin (1.3.17-1). I have cut and paste
> from my shell as I feel it would be easier for you to read it yourself.
> I don't have any aliases set. The output is all from bash, but tcsh seemed
> to do exactly the same thing.
> I apologise if this is correct functionality, but the suse box I tried this
> on complained bitterly at the lack of blah... etc existing.
Define "correct functionality".
Honestly, it's a Windows thingy. Windows allows any number of trailing
dots for a path or file name. Go figure!
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Developer mailto:email@example.com
Red Hat, Inc.
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Bug reporting: http://cygwin.com/bugs.html