Re: happiness and joy w/ 2.1.47 (or problems w/ access())

Todd Graham Lewis (
Wed, 30 Jul 1997 01:45:47 -0400 (EDT)

On 27 Jul 1997, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> This behaviour (together with the "." and ".." handling) is actually
> all very orthogonal if you look at it the right way: think of the slash
> as just a separator in the name space, not as a "directory" thing, and
> "." and ".." as just ways to move in the name space rather than in a
> "directory hierarchy".

C.f., RFC 1035, s/\./\//g.

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