From: Darryl Ross (spam_at_afoyi.com)
Date: Fri 13 May 2005 - 02:23:19 BST
Herbert Poetzl wrote:
> and it is because /path/to/.. is not necessarily the
> same as /path
Just in case people are not sure why the above might be true:
If /path/dir is be a symlink to /bigstorage/path/dir, then /path/dir/..
is actually /bigstorage/path and not /path.
The shell should remember how you got to a particular spot in the
directory tree, but any children that are spawned from the shell might not.
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