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  Re: Can't read ../../file.inc  
From: clipka
Date: 16 Feb 2011 18:43:25
Am 16.02.2011 18:14, schrieb Thorsten Froehlich:
> 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!

What? You mean that it strips any "../.." ???

That's the only thing I'll change. "foo/.." will still be stripped.


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