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Message-Id: <199908311420.OAA79880@out2.ibm.net>
From: "Mark E." <snowball3 AT bigfoot DOT com>
To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>, djgpp-workers AT delorie DOT com
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 1999 10:21:04 -0400
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Subject: Re: Bug in collect2.c
References: <199908310425 DOT EAA131526 AT out2 DOT ibm DOT net>
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> 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 "/\/\"?
> 

I think first set of slashes and backslashes should be collapsed following a drive 
letter and colon: c:/\ld.exe c:\/ld.exe c:/\/\ld.exe. \\unc\dir\file is certainly a 
valid UNC, but should c:\\unc\dir\file be considered valid too? 
--- 
Mark Elbrecht, snowball3 AT bigfoot DOT com
http://snowball.frogspace.net/

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