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Subject: Win32 rootdir() wrong?
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File::Spec->rootdir returns '/' on Win32. I would have assumed '\'. There is no override of rootdir() in File::Spec::Win32 so its just using Unix's. While a volume-based filesystem doesn't have as strong a concept of a root directory as Unix does, its definately not /. \ is as close as you can get, at least its the rootdir of the current volume.
Agreed, I'll make the change. -Ken

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