RFC: Reparse Point/NT Symlink Support [3]

Erich E. Hoover erich.e.hoover at gmail.com
Tue Aug 31 11:33:47 CDT 2021

On Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 10:29 AM Zebediah Figura (she/her)
<zfigura at codeweavers.com> wrote:
> ...
> Wait, but by the time we do path resolution, aren't we guaranteed to
> have an absolute path that's free of . or ..? I thought that
> RtlDosPathNameToNtPathName() got rid of all of those for us.

Yes, that's part of the problem - if you resolve the path to the
absolute location then ".." brings you to the parent of the symlink


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