On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Ben Bleything wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 16, 2007, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov wrote:
>> i __think__ this could happen if /tmp were a soft link... ??
>
> Yup!  This bites me all the time on osx:
>
> folio ~/projects > ls /tmp
> /tmp@
>
> folio ~/projects > ls -l /tmp
> lrwxr-xr-x   1 root  admin  11 Dec 12 15:34 /tmp@ -> private/tmp
>
> folio ~/projects > ls /tmp/
> 1f7ead7c295b42d3030a746438a8d222  2285/ ...
>
> Ben

moral:

   path = File.expand_path path

;-)

-a
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