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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: Feature request realpath(3) wrapper
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2001 18:49:37 GMT

Hmmmmm........  This could be very interesting.  Let's throw this into the
STATUS file, and see who picks it up.  I believe this will also be handled
by Will Rowe's canonical filename stuff, but I would need him to reply to
be absolutely sure.


On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, Kevin Pilch-Bisson wrote:

> Hi All,
> In doing some work for Subversion, I came accross a need to convert
> relative pathnames to absolute pathnames.  Now realpath works under
> Linux, but I am told it is broken under some versions of Solaris
> (although it works for 2.5), and doesn't exist under win32(although
> there is _fullpath).  I have no idea about BeOS. 
> Is this something that anyone on the APR team would like to implement in
> a nice portable fashion?
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> Kevin Pilch-Bisson
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