On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 03:01, Luis Lavena <luislavena / gmail.com> wrote:

> For example:
>
> (with cwd been C:\Users\Luis\Projects\oss\oci\rubyinstaller\sandbox)
>
> irb> File.realpath('foo.rb')
>
> Will generate 7 lstat() requests -- in our case winnt_stat -- each one
> for a part of the path:

If this behavior has to stay, then at least cache the results.