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Re: OT: Long path names in windows

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-10-28 11:26:52 CEST

Andy Whitcroft wrote:

> Henderson, Michael D wrote:
>
>> Completely off topic, but what's the trade-off between absolute and
>> relative paths? Is it extra calls to stat() or are '.' and '..' just
>> faster because they're stored at the beginning of the directory entry?
>
>
> The point of relative paths is not to do with '.' and '..' but todo
> with where they are anchored. The kernel maintains

Which kernel?

Are we in "All the world is Linux" mode again? :-)

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