[TUHS] PDP-7 UNIX filesystem

Angelo Papenhoff aap at papnet.eu
Tue Oct 22 02:54:50 AEST 2019

On 21/10/19, Angelo Papenhoff wrote:
> . and ..

To this I seem to have found an answer by checking how stat.s and ls.s
work. 'stat foo' will check whether '../foo' (using /-notation) exists
and will then print the status.
'ls foo' will check whether '../foo' is a directory and will then open
foo and list it. It will default to .. if no argument is given.
This to me suggests that .. (confusingly) refers to the current
. does not seem to have any conventional meaning.

To the first question I still have no answer.


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