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Re: [SLUG] // ??
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] // ??
- From: James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Aug 28 16:55:38 2000
- Reply-to: James Wilkinson <jamesw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- User-agent: Mutt/1.0.1i
On Mon, 28 Aug 2000, Marty Richards generated:
>Surprisingly it happily took me to //, which seems to be an alias for the /
This (i think) is the shell, who can cope with things like /home//ftp
and so on. It jsut collapses multiple '/'s into one.
>Interestingly this 'feature' does not occur on DeadRat, or on earlier
>versions of slackware.
Really? I find that very strange. Actually, if it's an old bash shell,
then maybe it doens't do the / collapsing.
>Does anyone know why this might have happened, and do other distro's behave
Debian does this. Like I said, it's your shell, and I guess 2.x series
bash shells all support this.
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