unixfs: cache canonicalized unix paths corresponding to dos devices

David Laight david at l8s.co.uk
Fri Jun 17 14:52:37 CDT 2005

On Thu, Jun 16, 2005 at 11:26:45PM +0200, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> I think the whole canonicalization thing is suspect; you should never
> compare Unix path strings. If you have to compare paths you should use
> stat and compare device/inode.

Except that some FS have difficulty generating unique inode numbers.
(There is no answer to the problem though)


David Laight: david at l8s.co.uk

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