file_exists() calls dos_to_unix()

Jeremy Allison jallison at
Mon Nov 23 21:50:11 GMT 1998

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> file_exists() is used in a number of places.  it calls dos_to_unix() on
> the filename.  are people aware of this, and why is file_exists() not
> called dos_file_exists()?

Well that's because it's a bug :-). I'll rename it to
dos_file_exists() and try and sort out when it should
be file_exists() instead.

BTW: Have you worked out the problem with the uint32 <-> gid_t
issue yet in your new code in HEAD ?



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