Michael B Allen
mba2000 at ioplex.com
Fri Jan 20 16:57:22 GMT 2006
On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 16:35:00 +0100
Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> I was just re-searching an old issue back from 2004, see
> > Julian Reschke said:
> >> Note that for java.io.File, getCanonicalPath changes it's value
> >> depending on whether a remote file with the same (or "similar") name
> >> exists.
> > Ok, now I understand. And I agree the behavor you describe would be
> > better. But I believe it would require walking the path and resolving each
> > component. I'll look into it but if canonicalization means N extra round
> > trips to the server where N is the number of components in the path it may
> > not be very practical. There might be a CIFS command to assist with this.
> > ...
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
> Does anybody remember whether there have been changes in the
> getCanonicalPath() implementation since then?
No, getCanonicalPath() still only factors out '.' and '..'.
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