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Re: is_dotdot confusion in Gnulib fts's fts_safe_changedir?

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: is_dotdot confusion in Gnulib fts's fts_safe_changedir?
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:53:13 -0700

On Sun, Mar 17, 2019 at 4:16 PM Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> I installed the attached patch into Gnulib to remove an unnecessary
> assignment in fts_safe_changedir.
> Jim, could you please check this? My patch does not change behavior, but
> I worry that there's a bug in fts_safe_changedir that the unnecessary
> assignment was a symptom of. This is code you wrote many years ago, so ...

Hi Paul,

Thank you. I agree it's an unnecessary assignment.
I confirmed that it was in the original (to gnulib) version,
Incidentally, that seems like the type of useless assignment a modern
compiler could easily warn about.

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