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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] unix.chop_extension
On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 06:04, skaller wrote:
> # Filename.chop_extension "x.y/z";;
> - : string = "x"
> 
> Oh come on. This is correct according to the specs,
> but no one would believe this function is chopping
> off the extension here :)
> 
> Also 
> 
> let y = (concat (directory x) (basename x)) in
> assert x = y
> 
> is not guarranteed, only that x,y are 'equivalent'.
> What does that mean? In particular can I assume:
> 
> is_implicit x = is_implicit y
> is_relative x = is_relative y

Oh dear .. this information is lost: 

# Filename.concat (Filename.dirname  "x") (Filename.basename "x");;
- : string = "./x"

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