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Bug 40410 - add FileUtil.normalizeFile( method
add FileUtil.normalizeFile( method
Product: platform
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Filesystems
All All
: P2 (vote)
: 4.x
Assigned To: rmatous
Depends on:
Blocks: 40430
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Reported: 2004-02-24 10:23 UTC by David Konecny
Modified: 2008-12-22 18:06 UTC (History)
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Description David Konecny 2004-02-24 10:23:37 UTC
The implementation will do:

- on Windows, call getCanonicalFile to avoid lots
of evil problems with e.g. filename case and 8.3

- on Unix or Unix-like systems, use new
File(f.toURI().normalize()) which takes care of
"." and ".." path components and absolutizes the
path but does not traverse symlinks.

This method will have to be used consistently in
all code base in order to prevent issues like 25953.
Comment 1 David Konecny 2004-03-02 10:55:08 UTC
Radek volunteer to do this.
Comment 2 Jesse Glick 2004-05-07 22:41:02 UTC
Doesn't we already have this method?? Why is this still open? And why
is Version set to 3.5?
Comment 3 David Konecny 2004-05-09 11:30:45 UTC
Fixed long time ago.

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