Annotation of wikisrc/projects/project/dotdot.mdwn, revision 1.3

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: category="filesystems"
1.2       jmmv       10: difficulty="hard"
1.1       jmmv       11: 
                     12: description="""
                     13: In a file system with symlinks, the file system becomes a graph rather than a
                     14: tree. The meaning of .. and the current working directory becomes somewhat
                     15: ambiguous in such an environment.
                     16: 
                     17: Rob Pike implemented a neat way of fixing this for Plan 9. It is described in
                     18: <http://cm.bell-labs.com/sys/doc/lexnames.html>.  The project is simply to
                     19: re-implement this for NetBSD.
                     20: """
                     21: ]]

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