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Re: Added function - contract-path

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: Added function - contract-path
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 14:27:44 -0400

%% address@hidden writes:

  l> I've added a function (A make function) named contract-path to the
  l> 3.80 sources.  It takes a path with garbage like 'dir/..' or
  l> 'dir1//2/' or 'dir/./dir2' and contracts it as much as possible,

There are two functions added to the next version of GNU make, abspath
and realpath, which do much of what you appear to want.

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