Given a path like
, I would like to remove all the "current directory" indicators (i.e., period) and "parent directory" indicators (i.e., ..), giving
I could use
, but that also resolves symlinks, which I don't want.
Any simple way? That is, simpler than writing a tokenizer and handling it all myself.
Bonus points if you can tell me what the right name for '.' and '..' are in this context.