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  Re: Can't read ../../file.inc  
From: Thorsten Froehlich
Date: 16 Feb 2011 17:14:31
On 16.02.11 03:26, clipka wrote:
> Am 15.02.2011 05:54, schrieb dickbalaska:
>> I have uploaded a small test to the binary scene-files.
>> It demonstrates that I can not include "../../file0.pov"
>
> Found the bastard! Definite bug - when parsing a file path, POV-Ray attempts
> to eliminate ".." by stripping the preceding component from the path - e.g.
> "foo/bar/../something" becomes "foo/something"; unfortunately, it does this
> even if the previous element happens to be ".." as well. So
> "../../file0.pov" simply becomes "file0.pov".
>
> FAIL.
>
> I'll go fix that. Dick, would you mind entering a report on
> http://bugs.povray.org in the meantime, so this gets listed as a known bug?

STOP, that is no bug, that is by design!

	Thorsten


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