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Re: FUP ate my db (and I did RTFM)

In message <> , you wrote:
> Whatever . means, I'm not sure, I never used that to reference files.  I
> [...]
> We have code that
> resolves relative path names also (altho, /dir_that_doesnt_exist/../bin =>
> /bin, but shouldn't matter if you use the below code to determine that the
> cwd is valid before you let them "enter" it).

I'm glad someone is posting all of these important tidbits.  Could
someone compile a FAQ like "Things that Sound True About UNIX But Are
Really Pulled out of Someone's Ass"?

Please, PLEASE spare us this flood of UNIX misinformation.  Thank you.


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