Subject: Re: Comparing path strings

Jean-Daniel Dupas wrote:

Le 26 mars 09 à 13:22, Jerry Krinock a écrit :

On 2009 Mar 26, at 01:04, Oleg Krupnov wrote:

Am I missing a method specifically intended for path comparison?

Not that I know of. But you are missing the method for
preprocessing them before comparison. Look at:

-[NSString stringByStandardizingPath]

An other way may be to convert them into FSRef (using FSPathMakeRef())
and then compare them using FSCompareFSRefs()

There's a risk to that solution, though. A longstanding bug (2489632) in FSPathMakeRef (and thus with a few other routines that apparently use it) whereby symlinks are silently resolved. Depending on your needs, that may be a show-stopper.


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