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[Boost-bugs] [ boost-Bugs-1445983 ] Win32 windows_name() bug

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Bugs item #1445983, was opened at 2006-03-08 14:22
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Category: filesystem
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Submitted By: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Assigned to: Beman Dawes (beman_dawes)
Summary: Win32 windows_name() bug

Initial Comment:
I have tried this with both Borland and MSVC ... trying
to instantiate a boost::filesystem::path instance and
getting the following error:

Invalid name "D:" in path "D:\".

One would figure that this should not happen, as that
is a valid Win32 path name. My guess is the problem is
the ":", since I tried "D\A", "D\A\B", "D\A\B\C", etc.
and did not have any problem with them.

Initially I thought is was my Borland compiler, but
when it did the same thing with MSVC, then I figured
that it was a bug somewhere in the library.

If someone could point me in the right direction as to
which particular file I need to look at I could
probably fix the issue myself, but I would prefer a
patch from one of the maintainers to keep the codebase
the same as everyone else.

Thanks.

William
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