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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: Split paths portability
Date Thu, 18 Apr 2002 05:51:21 GMT
At 10:29 PM 4/17/2002, you wrote:
>William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>>While we consider Stas' ideas for a portable tmpdir, we should also consider
>>breaking apart path strings (such as env('PATH'), or LIB or INCLUDE paths
>>as well.)  These semantics change considerably from Win32 to unix and
>>other platforms.  I dunno what NetWare does here, anymore.
>
>If you need the implementation details look at how Perl does it. it's in 
>File::Spec which is a set of function working on Files/Dirs crossplatform.

Thanks.  Those too would be good.  I was first considering simply splitting
apart paths from a list.  While a variable such as TEMP or TMP can simply be
passed to apr_filepath_merge(), you can't do that with path lists like PATH,
LIB or INCLUDE.







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