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[REBOL] possible dir? bug

From: rsnell:webtrends at: 13-Sep-2000 15:32

Under NT4, I have a mapped drive u: that contains some directories that I have no permission to view the contents of - but can see that they are there and view properties about the directory from a file manager. Problem:
>> dir? %/u/employees/ksmith/
** Access Error: Cannot open /u/employees/ksmith/. ** Where: dir? %/u/employees/ksmith/ Because of the way dir? works, I guess. This kind of seems like a bug (and I have CC'd feedback) since the fact is that %/u/employees/ksmith/ IS a valid directory. Of course, a 'read or 'open on this directory should give an access error. I believe that in my case a workaround is to just check for a trailing slash since I am iterating through a list of files obtained from 'read. Even if RT does not view this as a bug, the documentation should state this side effect and recommend workarounds. Not sure if the behavior is the same under *NIX. Thanks, Rodney