System.FilePath propsal (Was: Cabal feedback notes)
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Thu Oct 28 09:52:03 EDT 2004
--- Graham Klyne <gk at ninebynine.org> wrote:
> > > 2. How does path joining work in this case:
> > >
> > > joinPaths C:/root/path/file.ext
> > > altPath/file2.ext2
> > >
> > > i.e. is "file.ext" discarded?
> >No. You will get:
> Hmmm. I can't claim it's wrong, but I'm uneasy
> about that. It is, for
> example, different from the way that URI path
> joining works.
What do you expect to get? file.ext is a valid
directory name. By the way
joinPaths "c:/dir1/file.ext" "c:/dir2" == "c:/dir2"
because the second path is absolute.
> What about:
> joinPaths C:/root/path/ altPath/file2.ext2
> does this give:
The first one. "//" is equal to "/", isn't it?
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