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Re: bug 3.1.5 symlinks & cd

Peter Stephenson wrote:

> Sven Wischnowsky wrote:
> > So the question is: do you think that this is enough (probably with
> > some more work on the function) or should we build this into the shell?
> Isn't the problem only with ../ ?  -/ and the rest happily follow
> symlinks, it's only when going up there's a problem.  In that case, it
> would be OK to use -/ most of the time and only have a special
> function when there's a ../ in the string so far.  As the only case
> where you would normally use this is ../ at the start (although I've
> been known to use $PWD/.. when I needed an absolut path), I should
> have thought a shell function for this one case would have been quite
> good enough.  ../../ etc. is a complication, but one a function could
> still easily handle. (Unless I've missed some other potential
> problem.)

I don't see any other problem either. So I won't dive into the
completion code today, fine.


Sven Wischnowsky                         wischnow@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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