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Section: 99 [filesys.ts::path.generic] Status: TS Submitter: CH-4 Opened: 2014-01-20 Last modified: 2017-07-30
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8.1 [path.generic] says: "The filename dot-dot is treated as a reference to the parent directory." So it must be specified what "/.." and "/../.." refer to.
Add a statement what the parent directory of the root directory is.
[2014-02-07, Beman Dawes suggests wording]
[ 2014-02-11 Issaquah: Implementation defined. See wiki notes for rationale. Beman to provide wording for review next meeting. ]
[ 2014-05-22 Beman provides wording, taken directly from POSIX. See pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/xrat/V4_xbd_chap04.html#tag_21_04_12 ]
Change 8.1 [path.generic]:
The filename dot is treated as a reference to the current directory. The filename dot-dot is treated as a reference to the parent directory. Specific filenames may have special meanings for a particular operating system.