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Sun Nov 6 21:08:23 2011 UTC (5 years, 8 months ago) by jmmv
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Add missing categories to the "all" index and sprinkle difficulty-level
settings to the projects that lacked them.  The "all" index is now fully

[[!template id=project

title="Fix .. semantics, once and for all"


[Perry E. Metzger](


In a file system with symlinks, the file system becomes a graph rather than a
tree. The meaning of .. and the current working directory becomes somewhat
ambiguous in such an environment.

Rob Pike implemented a neat way of fixing this for Plan 9. It is described in
<>.  The project is simply to
re-implement this for NetBSD.

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