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[perl #32274] Incorrect path from File::Spec->rel2abs in OS/2

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From:
James E Keenan via RT
Date:
May 26, 2012 18:29
Subject:
[perl #32274] Incorrect path from File::Spec->rel2abs in OS/2
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-7788-1338082147-1665.32274-15-0@perl.org
On Mon Nov 01 12:37:07 2004, Shmuel+gen@patriot.net wrote:
> In OS/2 there is a concept of current drive, and there is a working
> directory for each drive. If the input to File::>Spec->rel2abs
> specifies a drive, the code uses the working directory of the current
> drive instead of the working directory of the specified drive. Note
> that the bypass is to use Cwd::abs_path, which works correctly.
> 
> I am composing this on a Linux system with Perl 5.8.3, but the problem
> occurs on OS/2 with Perl 5.8.2; I wasn able to get perlbug to work on
> my OS/2 system.
> 

Is there anyone who can build a recent Perl on OS/2 who could comment as
to whether this bug is still present?

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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