[Bug 8336] --implied-dirs should include the file-list root by default

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Mon Aug 8 11:00:13 MDT 2011


--- Comment #12 from Wayne Davison <wayned at samba.org> 2011-08-08 17:00:12 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #11)
> how is /path/to/./foo/bar/ any less a "specification" of . than of ./foo ?

Because the first /./ is spec'ed to be a separator for the out-of-tree dirs
from the in-tree dirs.  If it had additional meaning of adding '.' to the path,
it would make that mandatory, which is bad.  Remember, choice is good.

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