[Haskell-cafe] File path programme
Benjamin.Rudiak-Gould at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Jan 25 14:22:21 EST 2005
Jules Bean wrote:
> [...] it is an extension of the notion that "/foo/" and "/foo"
> refer to the same directory. (Except, apparently, in the presence
> of symbolic links... or so I have some vague memory)
Yes, "/foo/" is equivalent to "/foo/.", which is not always the same as
"/foo". If "/foo" is a symlink, then lstat("/foo/", ...) will stat the
directory at the other end, not the symlink.
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