Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/dotdot.mdwn, revision 1.2

1.1       jmmv        1: [[!template id=project
                      2: 
                      3: title="Fix .. semantics, once and for all"
                      4: 
                      5: contact="""
                      6: [tech-kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
                      7: """
                      8: 
                      9: mentors="""
                     10: [Perry E. Metzger](mailto:perry@NetBSD.org)
                     11: """
                     12: 
                     13: category="filesystems"
1.2     ! jmmv       14: difficulty="hard"
1.1       jmmv       15: 
                     16: description="""
                     17: In a file system with symlinks, the file system becomes a graph rather than a
                     18: tree. The meaning of .. and the current working directory becomes somewhat
                     19: ambiguous in such an environment.
                     20: 
                     21: Rob Pike implemented a neat way of fixing this for Plan 9. It is described in
                     22: <http://cm.bell-labs.com/sys/doc/lexnames.html>.  The project is simply to
                     23: re-implement this for NetBSD.
                     24: """
                     25: ]]

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