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72891Re: Bug: Erroneous "Cannot create directory" in "mkdir('foo/bar/', 'p')"

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  • LCD 47
    Aug 21, 2013
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      On 21 August 2013, Marius Gedminas <marius@...> wrote:
      > On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 01:56:31PM +0300, LCD 47 wrote:
      > > On 20 August 2013, David Barnett <daviebdawg@...> wrote:
      > > > Ensure ./foo doesn't exist, and do
      > > > :call mkdir('foo/bar/', 'p')
      > > >
      > > > Vim gives you an error:
      > > > E739: Cannot create directory: foo/bar/
      > > > but the directory was created just fine.
      > > >
      > > > Dropping the trailing slash works without error:
      > > > :call mkdir('foo/bar', 'p')
      > >
      > > Please try the patch below. It kills the trailing slash, which
      > > seems pretty awkward for a fix.
      >
      >
      > > diff -r ae6c19fb32e1 src/eval.c
      > > --- a/src/eval.c Wed Aug 14 17:45:29 2013 +0200
      > > +++ b/src/eval.c Wed Aug 21 13:49:19 2013 +0300
      > > @@ -14284,6 +14284,7 @@
      > > typval_T *rettv;
      > > {
      > > char_u *dir;
      > > + char_u *p;
      > > char_u buf[NUMBUFLEN];
      > > int prot = 0755;
      > >
      > > @@ -14292,6 +14293,13 @@
      > > return;
      > >
      > > dir = get_tv_string_buf(&argvars[0], buf);
      > > + p = gettail(dir);
      > > + if (!*p)
      > > + {
      > > + p = gettail_sep(dir);
      > > + *p = 0;
      > > + }
      > > +
      >
      > What about :call mkdir('foo/bar//', 'p')?
      [...]

      It should work just as well. Have you actually tried the patch?

      /lcd

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