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Bug #18710 dirname("/") returns ("\")
Submitted: 2002-08-02 14:18 UTC Modified: 2002-10-31 18:53 UTC
From: duncan at emarketeers dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: *Directory/Filesystem functions
PHP Version: 4.2.2 OS: Windows 2000
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-08-02 14:18 UTC] duncan at emarketeers dot com
dirname() in windows works inconsistently.

dirname("/a/b") returns "/a"

but dirname("/") returns "\"

This makes writing portable code which will work on Unix and Windows problematic.

I've looked at ext/standard/string.c and I think the fix would be to replace all occurrences of DEFAULT_SLASH with "/"

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