[m-rev.] for review: library changes for `mmc --make' on Windows

Simon Taylor stayl at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Mon Jun 16 13:31:54 AEST 2003

On 15-Jun-2003, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> > 	Handle Windows-style paths.
> Does dirname("C:\Foo\Bar") = "C:\Foo" ?

dirname("C:\\Foo\\Bar") = "C:\\Foo\\".

> Note that the Win32 shlwapi library provides functions like PathIsRelative
> and so forth (that's what I am currently using instead of the dir module).

So that's where they hid that functionality. Thanks for pointing that
out. I'll redo the basename, dirname, split_name and root_directory
functions using shlwapi.

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