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Re: cd //


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: cd //
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 23:03:48 -0700
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According to Степанов Сергей on 2/18/2010 4:00 AM:
> Hello!
> If to enter the command "sh//" that current there is a directory//, it
> root directory. If to add it is more than slashes that current will be /
> the directory. It is not assured that it is a bug, but has decided to
> inform.
> 

Not a bug.  POSIX allows implementations to treat // as an independent
root (and cygwin does so); thus it must be preserved.  But POSIX requires
that /// be treated identically to /.

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Eric Blake             address@hidden

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