Re: Varlinks - how not to break semantics

Pavel Machek (
Thu, 30 Apr 1998 13:58:53 +0200


> > a) Link is processed as varlink if and only if it beggins with ///.
> > [normally, you have no reason to prepend ///, so it should be safe]
> >
> Happens easily if you append paths, and violates POSIX (the only
> permitted escapes from the namespace are // and /../).

Ook, so go for //, or go for /proc/varlink. /proc/varlink is pretty
long to type, but we already have more strange things in /proc
filesystem :-).


The best software in life is free (not shareware)!		Pavel
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