Section: 99 [filesys.ts::fs.def.path] Status: TS Submitter: CH-5 Opened: 2014-01-20 Last modified: 2017-07-30
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Path depth is implementation dependent.
Add a paragraph: "The maximum length of the sequence (i.e. the maximum depth) is implementation dependent.
[2014-02-07, Beman Dawes comments]
"implementaton defined" and "operating system dependent" are well defined terms in this TS, but "implementation dependent" is not well defined. The path depth is operating system dependent, so that's the form used in the proposed wording.
[2014-02-07, Beman Dawes provides wording]
Change 4.15 [fs.def.path]:
4.15 path [fs.def.path]
A sequence of elements that identify the location of a file within a filesystem. The elements are the root-nameopt , root-directoryopt , and an optional sequence of filenames.