[Bug 6116] Cannot access files in exposed shadow drive in version 3.0.5

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Wed Apr 20 18:56:47 MDT 2011


--- Comment #8 from Matt McCutchen <matt at mattmccutchen.net> 2011-04-21 00:56:47 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> The global variable curr_dir starts out correctly containing
> "/cygdrive/c/Downloads/rsync308" but when the call to 
> change_dir(cygdir/g) is made, it has been trashed by a NULL character and
> contains "/\000ygdrive/c/Downloads/rsync308".

In other words, the null-terminated string "/".  I would imagine that is

> When the call to chdir(curr_dir) is made, the curr_dir variable contains
>      "//cygdrive/g\000ownloads/rsync308"  (note the double forward slash)

A double slash is a UNC path on Windows, so that would explain the error. 
(That sloppiness would go unpunished on Linux.)  The question is where the
double slash is coming from.

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