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Re: PATCH: Re: completion problem with filename including # (and pathmax stuff)

Clint Adams wrote:

> > There is another problem with the pathmax stuff: with the files
> > module, doing `mkdir foo' fails because it tries to get the pathname
> > length of a non-existing directory. Haven't checked if there are other 
> > builtins with this problem.
> I tested this, and it worked fine.  Perhaps this means that glibc 2.1.3 is
> broken.  I just now tried it under FreeBSD 4.0, and OpenBSD 2.7, and ran
> into the error you mentioned.
> I think that statting to find the mount point would be too wasteful.
> Dropping the tail could work except for things like mkdir -p.

But we need some kind of solution. I'm getting this with a normal
True64 Unix installation (so it has nothing to do with any glibc

And I want my file-module builtins back ;-)


Sven Wischnowsky                         wischnow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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