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pathname

Computing the name of a file or directory together with its position in relation to other directories traced back in a line to the root; the names of the file and each of the parent directories are separated from one another by slashes

pathname

(file system)
(Or "path") The specification of a node (file or directory) in a hierarchical file system. The path is usually specified by listing the nodes top-down, separating the directories by the pathname separator ("/" in Unix, "\" in MS-DOS).

A pathname may be an absolute pathname or a relative pathname. The part of the pathname of a file after the last separator is called the basename.
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As part of the archive flow, the pathname location table (if used) should be modified to point each library reference to the appropriate location in the design-specific library.
If a pathname location map has been used to reference library data, it should be copied into the released product tree.
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Exploitation of path traversal vulnerabilities such as one found by CoreLabs, also commonly found in web server software and web applications, generally involve the specification of pathnames that include the ".
0 adds support for Unicode pathnames and characters across Exchange, SQL and Windows file servers which provides Asempra products with the international language support it requires to continue expansion particularly into the European and Asian markets.
Such a service must also allow keys to be organized in a hierarchy like pathnames in a file system.
0 include an improved data format, more powerful software compression, support for virtually unlimited pathnames, and advanced file checksum verification capability to complement its already powerful bit level verification.
Clients that are added or removed from a policy -- Pathnames / Directives that are added, updated, or removed from a policy -- Changes to NetBackup policy attributes such as retention levels, default volume pools, storage units, multi-streaming / multiplexing etc.
0 with drag and drop capability and support for long filenames, uninstall, Universal Naming Convention (UNC) pathnames, email, and the Windows 95 user interface (UI).
A few of the new features in AutoCAD R13c4 for UNIX include, ASILISP, Common Desktop Environment (CDE) with drag and drop, Direct Distance Entry, DSVIEWER, Graphical Install, Single-line MTEXT editor, Solid Profiling, Viewing, and Drawing Layout for AutoCAD R13 solids, and Universal Naming Convention (UNC) pathnames.
Other additions include adoption of the Windows 95 "look and feel," support for long filenames and UNC pathnames, and right mouse button support for activating the Commands palette.
0 also meets Microsoft's requirements for use of long filenames, support for universal naming convention pathnames, simple mail enable (MAPI) capabilities and Windows NT compatibility.