Bug#336560: vim loops forever in readlink on startup when opening symlinked file with two parent directories of the same name

James Vega jamessan at jamessan.com
Fri Dec 2 13:54:40 UTC 2005

On Sat, Nov 26, 2005 at 12:42:07AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2005 at 05:56:49PM -0500, James Vega wrote:
> > Ok. Figured things out.  That bug is now fixed.  I've put it through
> > some testing.  I'm pretty confident about this patch, but I wouldn't
> > mind releasing this to experimental first to get a bit wider testing.
> > Once we release this to unstable, I'll forward the patch to Bram.
> I consider that patch a showstopper for the upload in unstable: either
> we fix it or we revert the original patch reopening the symlink bug (of
> course IMHO). That said I don't think it is wort an upload to
> experimental just for it.

I'm going to forward the patch to Bram and see about having him include
it upstream.  Also, having him look over the patch and provide feedback
should be useful.

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at jamessan.com>
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