[PATCH] Don't strip two leading slashes from paths.

Wayne Davison wayned at samba.org
Sat Nov 15 21:44:18 GMT 2008

On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:09:20PM -0800, David Rothenberger wrote:
> Unfortunately, it doesn't fully conform to the POSIX specification because 
> it also translates '///' to '//' instead of '/' as required.

An easy fix for that is to change your newly added "if" to this:

                if (*f == '/' && f[1] != '/')

The one thing I wonder about with this is if "//" (with nothing else)
should be interpreted as "//" or "/"?  If it should collapse to "/",
we could use this:

                if (*f == '/' && f[1] != '/' && f[1] != '\0')

Is there a need to use "//" for something special?  I'm thinking I'll go
ahead an preserve it, just in case.

Thanks for your patch!


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