phil at newstar.rinet.ru
Tue Apr 18 07:47:15 CDT 2006
On Tue, 18 Apr 2006 22:38:11 +1000
Robert Lunnon <bobl at optushome.com.au> wrote:
> I am having some considerable problems dealing with a simple issue.
> In .wine/dosdevices, devices are listed followed by a colon like in dos. This
> makes perfect sense except that the colon is often used in UNIX to separate
> elements of a path description and has special meaning tto some programs.
> Under solaris this causes problems with the runtime loader which can't dlopen
> a filename containing a colon, and seems to be problematic for stat as well.
> What is wrong with listing them without the colon so we don't risk these OS
> incompatibilities or perhaps adapt the code to accept the links with or
> without an appended colon.
> Comments anyone ?
I want to add that gdb under Darwin can't find such files under some conditions
(thinking that : is a path separator).
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