# [Coco] basename() source

Robert Gault robert.gault at worldnet.att.net
Sat Dec 31 13:51:19 EST 2005

Yes, that does seem valid. However, I can't see why anyone would use
cd C:name rather than cd name. The only reason I can see for using c:\
is if you need to change drives.

Alex Evans wrote:

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> On Dec 31, 2005, at 12:31 AM, Robert Gault wrote:

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>> I don't think so. MSDOS names normally are C:\name.

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> A full path would be C:\name as you say, but C:name is valid. If you

> type cd c:\directory, then c:name is c:\directory\name. MS-DOS keeps

> separate current directories for each volume.

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