[Dev-luatex] platform specific functionality

T T t34www at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 16 11:53:06 CET 2010


On 16 March 2010 08:20, Taco Hoekwater <taco at elvenkind.com> wrote:
>
> Just wondering: what does it return for ".." then?

Path to the one dir up from the current dir.

> I've given up on a Unix C function for this there are just too many
> potential problems with symlinks. As you are using mkdir now also,
> would it be ok if I undo your patch? (as you'll need mkdir on unix
> anyway)?

Yes, please do.

FYI, in our perl code we use the "abs_path" function from the cwd
module for the functionality I was after but I don't know how's that
implemented.

Cheers,

Tomek


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