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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/build fastgen.sh
Date Wed, 03 May 2000 11:48:54 GMT
Sascha Schumann wrote:
> 
> On Wed, May 03, 2000 at 02:42:19AM -0000, bjh@locus.apache.org wrote:
> > bjh         00/05/02 19:42:18
> > 
> >   Modified:    src/build fastgen.sh
> >   Log:
> >   The 'portable dirname' shouldn't leave a trailing / on the directory name
> >   as it causes double trailing / in some places which confuses some programs.
> 
> Two or more slashes in a pathname are per definition equivalent
> to one slash. A pathname referring to a directory can also
> legally have one or more trailing slashes.
> 

All true. Programs that incorrectly assume some char(s) between
'/'s in a pathname are broken. But if it's simple to avoid that,
well, .... :)

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