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Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 09:59:57 +0300 (IDT)
From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: "Mark E." <snowball3 AT bigfoot DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Bug in collect2.c
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On Tue, 31 Aug 1999, Mark E. wrote:

> > DIR_SEPARATOR_2. As result a lookup for something like 
> > C:\/ld.exe causes Win9X to wait for rather long time 
> Given that at least DOS 7 can get confused with this,  why not modify _put_path2 to 
> leave out the extra backslash in this case?

What case, exactly, do you want to fix?

I agree that we could detect the cases of "\/" and assume it's some bug.  
We certainly cannot remove extra backslashes in the case of "\\" (it 
might be a real UNC).  And the case of "//" is already handled.

What about "\\/" or "/\/\"?

Or am putting on my troll disguise (again)? ;-)

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